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Population Growth Rate
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Map. Average Annual Population Growth Rate, 1980-98

 
1. What color represents countries with lower population growth rates? Where do these countries tend to be located?
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2. What color represents countries with higher population growth rates? Where do these countries tend to be located?
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3. Which continent has the largest number of countries with a high PGR? What assumptions might you make about living conditions there?
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4. Name and locate on the map three countries with population growth rates of more than 3 percent, three with rates of 2 to 3 percent and three with rates of less than 1 percent. To what extent are these countries typical of other countries in the region?
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