Unformatted text preview: 20 and 21 years of age, but there is a small gap in the number of males to females, as there is 1.02 males per females. The life expectancy for Iraq is 69.95 years, which supports the age structure for the elder population. A women gives birth to an average of about 3.86 children, and this is expected because it has been proven that the more developed a country is, the higher the tendency for women to have fewer children or to choose to stay single. Japan is a highly developed core country that has an alarming total fertility rate of 1.21, causing it to face the problem of a decline in working class and an increase in the elder population....
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- Spring '10
- Demography, population growth rate