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4.Population Issues Japan Gambia

# 4.Population Issues Japan Gambia

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Theme 4 for Level 1 Population Topic
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# POPULATION STUDIES

Theme 4: Population Issues

Lesson 1: Introduction to the Gambia and Japan
Key Questions: What does the population pyramids of Gambia and Japan look like? What is the population characteristics of the two countries?

Do Now: Copy the following definitions… Youthful Population: a population with a large proportion of people under the age of 15 Aging Population: a population with a large proportion of the people over the age of 65

7.7 DEATH RATE
OVER 65 2.8

DOUBLING 29 RATE

POP. GROWTH 2.7 RATE NET -2.6

MEDIAN AGE 19.4

MIGRATION

EXPECTANCY

LIFE 56.2

34.2 BIRTH RATE

42.5 UNDER 15

1.03 SEX RATIO

NATURAL 26.5 INCREASE

DEPENDENCY 0.82 RATIO

birth rate, death rate, natural increase, median age, life expectancy, sex ratio, dependency ratio, population growth rate, net migration, doubling rate, population under the age of 15 (%), population over the age of 65

22.6 OVER 65

44.8 MEDIAN AGE

0.56 DEPENDENCY RATIO 13.3 UNDER 15
NET 0 MIGRATION

1.05 SEX RATIO 10.1 DEATH RATE
LIFE 82.9 EXPECTANCY

7.3 BIRTH RATE

POP. GROWTH -0.1 RATE

NATURAL -2.8 INCREASE

DOUBLING n/a RATE

birth rate, death rate, natural increase, median age, life expectancy, sex ratio, dependency ratio, population growth rate, net migration, doubling rate, population under the age of 15 (%), population over the age of 65

(a) Describe TWO patterns shown in this graph (b) What was the difference in the average age of marriage for men and women in 1905? (c) Explain ONE reason for the gap in the data in the centre of the graph.

(a) Describe TWO patterns shown in this graph (b) What was the population of Gambia in 1975, and what percentage of that was <15 years? (c) Describe ONE advantage the economy of Gambia in 2025 will have compared to Gambia in 1975.

We have done FOUR themes so far – ONE to go

Population Distribution

Population Migration

Population Structure

Population Issues

Youthful and Aging Populations: True or False? 1. Around 95% of The Gambia is Muslim TRUE

2. Japan has one of the highest percentages of foreign workers in the world FALSE 3. Only 27% of Gambian girls attend high school TRUE

4. Life expectancy in Japan increased by 20 years between 1950 and 2006.
5. The Gambian government provides cheap contraception to help reduce the birth rate FALSE

TRUE

6. Japan has a higher than average rate of women participation in the workforce 7. The Gambia is slow growing because its death rates are still very high FALSE

FALSE 8. An aging population does have some positive benefits for Japan’s economy. TRUE 9. A youthful population does have some positive benefits for The Gambia’s economy TRUE
10. Tokyo is the most expensive city to live in the world FALSE

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