Large number of children as high death rate and to support parents in old age Newly industrialised countries like China fit into this stage. High birth rates are balanced by high death rates Very rapid population increase as birth rate is much higher than the death rate, although the countries are still very much LEDC’s. Parents begin to realise that children will survive so they have fewer children. There is a lack of medical resources. Local or natural resources relied on. Task: Add the correct statements to the correct stage on your Demographic Transitional Model in your exercise books Birth and death rates remain low. High infant mortality rates. There is little change in population as both birth and death rates remain low The United Kingdom fits this stage of the model Bangladesh fits this stage of the model. One well in a village which is ok for everybody to drink from.
Key Question: What are the consequences of a rapid population growth in LEDCs e.g. Bangladesh? Task: In your books draw a mind map for each. Consequences of Rapid Population Growth in LEDC’s Social Environmental Economic
The term ‘urbanisation’ means the increase in the proportion of the world’s population who live in cities.
High birth rates
Declining death rates
Urbanisation has increased rapidly in LEDC’s since the mid 20 th century
Task: Write a short news speech to explain the current population issues in India. Using the clip you have seen today and from what we have learnt write the speech using the key questions we set out to achieve at the start of the lesson.
What are the consequences of rapid population growth in Less Economically Developed Countries?