Presentation on theme: "World Populations. Population Growth Statistics: In the past 200 years, the world’s population has increased so rapidly. 1800 – 1 billion people lived."— Presentation transcript:
Population Growth Statistics: In the past 200 years, the world’s population has increased so rapidly. 1800 – 1 billion people lived on Earth and today the population is more than 6 billion! What do you think is the reason for this growth? _____________________________________________ _____________________________________________ _____________________________________________
Population Growth Cont. Reasons for population growth: The death rate has decreased High birth rates in Asia, Africa, and Latin America Definitions: Death Rate: the number of deaths per year for every 1000 people. Birth Rate: the number of children born each year for every 1000 people.
Graphing Skills Page 73 Answer Questions 1-2__________________________________________________________ Please write your OWN question below!__________________________________________________________ Answer: __________________________________________________________
Challenges of Population Growth More food is needed Shortages of water and housing More services like hospitals and schools
Population Movement Internal Migration Urbanization International Migration Emigrate Immigrate