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09/12/06 POPULATION GEOGRAPHY: POPULATION AND MIGRATION A brief history of population growth The end of the last ice age (about 10000 years ago) 8000 BC to 1 AD 1 AD to 1750 1750 to 1900 1900 to 1965 1965 to 2000 Factors affecting human population growth Births, deaths, and migration Population change= (births+ immigration)-(deaths+emigration) Zero population growth (ZPG) Birth rate (crude birth rate) Death rate (crude death rate) Fertility rates Replacement level fertility Total fertility rate Us not even close to ZPG—why? Factors affecting birth and fertility rates Death rates Life expectancy Infant mortality rate Factors affecting the death rate? The geography of population and population growth East Asia, southeast Asia, south Asia, Europe, and eastern north America 60% of the world’s population lives in Asia China and India account for 38% of the world’s population
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