Population and the Economy Sammy Piazza - Population and...

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Population and the Economy The ways that changes in the make-up of the population can affect the economy by fertility rate, life expectancy, net immigration, baby boom, age, dependency ratio, race, and religion. All of these contribute vastly on the economic side of population. Growing cities, states, and our nation makes more population and making many things easier, but also everything harder. The population is keep growing and getting bigger so fewer jobs will be available in the future. The growth of the population has a dramatic affect on the economic viewpoints of our nation. The fertility rate had a boom called the baby boom making a population jump after WWII. This made the population dramatically increase. This made a bulge in the population pyramid. Families in the early 1900’s would raise big families because they can have their children work on the farms. Until the modern age when families moved out of the farms into the big cities, dropping the population growth. Population makes a huge difference in the economy. Making less jobs and less of everything if there is too
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