Contracting Populations

Unit G2 Human Geography  Population

 

 

Figure 1.  Population pyramid for Italy in 2010

 

 

 

 

Source: http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/ipc/idbpyry.pl?cty=IT&maxp=2538676&maxa=100&ymax=250&yr=2010&.submit=Submit+Query

 

 

a)     Use Figure 1 to describe the population structure of Italy in 2010.  State the stage of the Demographic Transition that Italy is in.

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b)     Explain the causes of the migration of refugees and asylum seekers into developed countries.

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c)      Outline the challenges faced by countries with youthful populations.

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