Demographic transition All states want to “evolve” from a backwards ass to a post industrial fully developed rich place US has BR of 14, china has it of 14 as well China has many more babies being born due to their total population Japanese is 7 (very low) Ugunda (48, very high) Infant mortality rate Japan: 3 per 1000 will die before first birthday US: 6 India: 30 Angola: 180 Stage 1: Pre-modern (pre history, etc). Half million, hunter-gatherer phase, nomadic phase. 100% rural society, people hunt and gathered for this, tough and hard life At mercy of mother nature. Birth rate: extremely high and erratic, same with death rate Overall population total is low High fertility rate High infant mortality Low longevity rates None exist now Indigineous tribes may still live this way, but not the full state Stage 2: Urbanizing and industrializing 8000 years Advent and dawn of agriculture to sedientry settle down farmers. Food source will increase, stable cituation Evolve all the way to factory workers.
- Fall '08