Russia’s Size• Russia’s size is roughly 6.5 million square miles
Russia’s Population• 148 million in early 1990’s• 143 million today• Population depletion due to high death rate, low birth rate, high rate of abortions, and a low level of immigration• Estimates that by 2050 there will only be 111 million in Russia. A loss of more than 30 million people. A decrease of 20+ percent http://geography.about.com/od/obtainpopulationdata/a/russiapop.htm
Russia’s Population continued…• Men’s life expectancy is 59 years because of too much vodka• Women’s life expectancy is about 72 years• Due to high rates of alcoholism and economic hardship, women feel less encouraged to have children• In 2004, 1.6 million women had abortions and only 1.5 million actually gave birth http://geography.about.com/od/obtainpopulationdata/a/russiapop.htm
Russia’s Population (my viewpoint)• Their population is decreasing very quickly and I think the government or whatever should give couples benefits and incentives to have more children. For example, less taxes, better insurances, free baby clothes for 6 months, etc.
Russia’s Economy• Russia is the ninth largest economy in the world by nominal value• It is the sixth largest in purchasing power• They have an abundance in natural resources such as natural gas, coal, oil, and precious metals http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Russia
Agriculture in Russia• From 1991 to 1999, Russia had a sudden drop in livestock inventories. It pulled down the demand for feed grains, and the area planted to grains dropped by 25%• Between 1917 and 1990, all agricultural land in Russia was in state ownership. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agriculture_in_Russia
India’s Size• The area of India is roughly 1.3 million sq. mi.
India’s Population• In 2001, India’s population hit 1 billion• In 2011, India’s population was 1.21 billion• Second most populous country in the world• 65% of India’s population is below the age 35• The life expectancy for India is 65 years for men and 70 years for womenhttp:///population/india-current-population.html www.indiaonlinepages.com
India’s Population (my viewpoint)• They should just stop having babies altogether for like 10 years…..
India’s Economy• India is the 11th largest in the world by nominal value• 3rd largest in purchasing power• India is the 19th largest in exporting• And 10th largest in importing• They make and sell the world’s cheapest car, the Tata Nano (around $2,000 brand new) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India%27s_economy
India’s Agriculture• Ranked 2nd in the world for farm output• Largest producer of many fresh fruits, vegetables, milk, major spices, select fresh meats, and rice. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agriculture_in_India
Religion In India• 81% Hinduism• 13% Islamic• 2% Christian• 2% Buddhism• 1% Jainism• .5% other http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_india