stage
1-2 populations on the
demongraphic
transition model
charlie
dominique
jon m
kuffasse
september
2009
+ Problems / strains encountered by countries
midway between stage 1 and 2 of the DTM, where
pyramid profile is concave
- ...
educational issues
narrower angle: less
people die in earlier
stages of life
narrower angle: less
people die in earlier
st...
62% of adults and 46%
of youths are illiterate
Sierra Leone:
Population set to
increase from roughly
4,500,000 people in 2...
• Financial resources for health
• Physical Infrastructure and number of
healthcare personnel
• Essential drugs and other ...
infrastructural issues
Case study: Niger
- Only 8% of 6,800 kilometres of roads being paved
compared to 100% in Switzerlan...
Niger: Population Pyramids
Very evident widening of
population profile: in
2050, begins to become
convex
social issues Polygamy
The Emancipation of Women
“there is an inextricable link between increasing
female literacy and dec...
bibliography
• Chrispin, Jane, and Jegede Francis. Population, Resources, and Development. London: Collins
Educational, 20...
thank you!
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  1. 1. stage 1-2 populations on the demongraphic transition model charlie dominique jon m kuffasse september 2009
  2. 2. + Problems / strains encountered by countries midway between stage 1 and 2 of the DTM, where pyramid profile is concave - Educational - Health - Infrastructural - Social focus
  3. 3. educational issues narrower angle: less people die in earlier stages of life narrower angle: less people die in earlier stages of life -Are there enough schools to accommodate larger child population? - enough wealth to accommodate expansion of educational facilities? -Consequences: large uneducated/unqualified population, high unemployment rates - larger dependent population, less money going to government, higher taxes - less people are educated on life skills and hygine which contributes to faster spread of disease
  4. 4. 62% of adults and 46% of youths are illiterate Sierra Leone: Population set to increase from roughly 4,500,000 people in 2005 to 7,500,000 thousand people in 2025
  5. 5. • Financial resources for health • Physical Infrastructure and number of healthcare personnel • Essential drugs and other supplies • International partnerships in health • Health education and promotion • Maternal and child health/family planning • Diseases, Life expectancy and Mortality health issues
  6. 6. infrastructural issues Case study: Niger - Only 8% of 6,800 kilometres of roads being paved compared to 100% in Switzerland. - Tap water services very poor. Companies need to truck in water for employees; home water tanks are needed for drinkable water. - Postal services are unreliable.
  7. 7. Niger: Population Pyramids Very evident widening of population profile: in 2050, begins to become convex
  8. 8. social issues Polygamy The Emancipation of Women “there is an inextricable link between increasing female literacy and decreasing fertility rates.” Deeply entrenched cultural / religious values bride price, dowry, Youth, identity, and generational issues Social Control, a loss of cultural values Idleness
  9. 9. bibliography • Chrispin, Jane, and Jegede Francis. Population, Resources, and Development. London: Collins Educational, 2000. • UNICEF, . "At a Glance: Sierra Leone, Statistics." UNICEF. Updated: 26 February 2004. Web. 27 Sep 2009. <http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/sierraleone_statistics.html#55>. • U.S. Census Bureau, . "Sierra Leone." U.S. Census Bureau - International Database. September 10, 2009. Web. 27 Sep 2009. <http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/idb/country.php>. Chrispin, Jane, and Jegede Francis. Population, Resources, and Development. London: Collins Educational, 2000. • UNICEF, . "At a Glance: Sierra Leone, Statistics." UNICEF. Updated: 26 February 2004. Web. 27 Sep 2009. <http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/sierraleone_statistics.html#55>. • U.S. Census Bureau, . "Sierra Leone." U.S. Census Bureau - International Database. September 10, 2009. Web. 27 Sep 2009. <http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/idb/country.php>. • https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2091rank.html • Waugh, David. Geography, An Intergrated Approach. Nelson Thornes, UK. © 2009.
  10. 10. thank you!

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