Flashcards in 12. Demographic Transition Deck (34)
At the turn of the year 2000, the world was adding about __ million people per year, and at least 90% of this growth happening in the LDCs.
Even so, ____ ____ - with its widespread improvement in living standards, improved education and opportunities for women, incentives for smaller families, and the establishment of national social security systems - has not kept pace in the poorest LDCs. Cultural and religious norms favoring large families are still powerful.
Often economic growth has been literally "____ ___" by exploding populations.