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  • 1. Population Year 7
  • 2. What has happened to the world’s population over the last 200 years?
  • 3.  
  • 4. Why is population increasing so rapidly?
  • 5. Why is population increasing so rapidly?
    • It isn’t that man has begun breeding like rabbits…..it is because man has stopped dying like flies.
    • Explain what is meant by this statement
  • 6. What do geographers mean by population density?
  • 7. What do geographers mean by population density?
    • Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. It is frequently applied to living organisms, and particularly to humans
    • Se the next slide for a map of population density
  • 8. What do geographers mean by population density?
  • 9. Why are some parts of the world more crowded
    • Arithmetic density : The total number of peoples / area of land measured in km² or mi².
  • 10. What do geographers mean by settlement?
  • 11. What do geographers mean by settlement?
    • A settlement is a general term used in geography and other subjects for a permanent or temporary community in which people live which avoids being specific as to size, population or importance. A settlement can therefore range in size from a small number of dwellings grouped together to the largest of cities with surrounding urbanized areas. The term may include hamlets, villages, towns and cities.
  • 12. What sites encourage settlements to grow?
  • 13. What sites encourage settlements to grow?
    • Coastal site
    • Good soil
    • Mineral wealth
    • Route centre
    • Bridging point
    • Lowest bridging point
    • River site
  • 14. What problems face large settlements?
  • 15. What problems face large settlements?
    • MEDCs
  • 16. What problems face large settlements?
    • LEDCs