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Unformatted text preview: in the class. Thank you. As you can notice, the population growth rate for Pakistan has been relatively stable. It increased in 1961, and remained constant till 1994 for about 33 years. It then declined in 1995 and remained constant again until 2009. The above chart is showing the data of a decline in the fertility rate in Pakistan over the past 30 years. Looking at it, we can easily interpret that it is strongly correlated with the decline in the countrys growth rate. The graph above is the percentage of female enrollment in primary school in Pakistan which is relatively high indicating that females in this country are well educated. This can also contribute as a factor for decline in the fertility rate since females are able to get jobs and have a good income, so now giving births has a cost attached to it....
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course ECON 307 taught by Professor Jackson during the Winter '11 term at Wilfred Laurier University .
- Winter '11