Population Growth and Decline Template
Instructions: Complete Tables 1 and 2 according to the instructions provided in the Population Growth and Decline Instructions.
Table 1: Demographic Data
Population in 2015
Population in 2100
Population Growth 2015
Population Growth 2100
Rank in Transition
Table 2: Shape of Population Pyramid
Shape of Population Pyramid
1. How would living conditions differ between the countries furthest along in the demographic transition and the country earliest in the transition?
2. How would living conditions in these two countries affect birth and death rates?
3. According to this article, “The US Isn’t Fertile Enough to Sustain Itself Without Immigrants,” and the U.S. demographic data for the United States, the U.S. is experiencing a declining birthrate. After reading the article, do you believe immigration could help solve this problem? Why or why not?
4. In general, how do the concepts of early, middle, and late demographic transition map to the concepts of first, second, and third world countries?