How does the population structure change as a country develops?

This lesson considers how the Demographic Transition Model is linked to economic development and what causes birth and death rates to change.

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Q1.In order for natural increase to happen, birth rates need to be...

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Q2.Which of the following would cause birth rates to decrease? Select two responses.

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Q3.'Birth and death rates are both high'. Which stage does this happen at?

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Q4.'Adults are focussed on careers, therefore have babies much later in life'. Which stage does this happen at?

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Q5.'Contraception is introduced/becomes more widely available'. Which stage does this happen at?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.In order for natural increase to happen, birth rates need to be...

1/5

Q2.Which of the following would cause birth rates to decrease? Select two responses.

Select two (2) boxes

2/5

Q3.'Birth and death rates are both high'. Which stage does this happen at?

3/5

Q4.'Adults are focussed on careers, therefore have babies much later in life'. Which stage does this happen at?

4/5

Q5.'Contraception is introduced/becomes more widely available'. Which stage does this happen at?

5/5

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Lesson 5 - How does the population structure change as a country develops?

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Q1.Which of the following will lead to a high death rate? Choose two responses.

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Q2.Which of the following is a characteristic of a country at stage 1 of the demographic transition model?

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Q3.What causes a country to move to the higher stages of the demographic transition model?

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Q4.Mechanisation is...

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Q5.If healthcare improves what is likely to happen...

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Lesson 5 - How does the population structure change as a country develops?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of the following will lead to a high death rate? Choose two responses.

Select two (2) boxes

1/5

Q2.Which of the following is a characteristic of a country at stage 1 of the demographic transition model?

2/5

Q3.What causes a country to move to the higher stages of the demographic transition model?

3/5

Q4.Mechanisation is...

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Q5.If healthcare improves what is likely to happen...

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