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2. Average Annual Growth Rates by Country Income Group, 1980-2015

1.

Study
the information in Chart 2. What is happening
to the average annual population growth rate in low- and middle-income
countries over time?

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2.

According
to Chart 1, what is happening to the population
size in low- and middle- income countries over time?

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3.

How
do you explain these two trends?

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4.

The
table below shows population data for three developing countries.
Complete the table by calculating the annual population increase
for each country (divide the percentage by 100 to get a decimal,
then multiply population size by the decimal figure), then answer
the questions that follow.

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a.

Look
at the numbers for Pakistan. Although the average annual population
growth rate decreased from 1980 to 1998, the annual population increase
was greater in 1998. Why?

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b.

What
are the population trends in Ethiopia?

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c.

What
are the population trends in Ukraine? What would have been its total
population in 1999? What might be some reasons for these trends?

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5.

What
effect might a declining population growth rate have on a country's
economy and environment?

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6.

Why
might a country not want to slow its population growth?