Birth rate evolution

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LEDCSituationReasonsConsequencesSolutions
Births

- No family planning programmes

- No medical advances

- They need big families to get kids to work

High birth rate

- Kids don't go to school

- Low literacy rate

- Very poor living conditions; not enough food, bad health...

- Developed countries should contribute in their economies

- More education

Mortality

- Medical advances are improving

- Better hygiena and food

- More clean water

Decreasing death rateOverpopulated

- Family planning

- Goverment should help families in order not to have somany kids

MEDCSituationReasonsConsequencesSolutions
Births

- Family planning programmes

- Having kids is expensive

- Incorporation of women to the work market

Low birth rate

- Fever working people

- Fever young people

Support parents to have more kids (money)
Mortality

- Medical advances

- Good standard of living; proper food, healthy water hygiene...

Low death rate, high life expentancy

- More elderly people

- Rising of pensions and health services cost

Inmigration to diminish costs

Human development index (HDI):

Countries are usually classified according to per

capita income, this index relates welfare directly

to production. Other factors should be

considered in order to measure welfare:

    - The fair distribution of wealth

    - The sharing of wealth with the poor

    - The employment statistics

    - The quality of life for the elderly

    - The adequacy of working conditions

    - Concern for health and education

MEDCLEDC

- Low birth rate

- Low death rate

- High life expectancy

- High number of elderly people

- Family planning education

- A majority have access to a doctor

- High status for women

- High employment rates in 3rd sector

- High infant mortality rate

- Limited acces to clean water

- High percentage of people employed in primery sector

- Birth rates higher in rural areas

- High number of crude births

- Low literacy rates

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