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Effects of a Rise in Birth Rate

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Analyse the effects of a rise in a country’s birth rate.

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Demographic Factors and Population

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I. 🍃Introduction
- Brief explanation of the topic
- Importance of understanding the impact of population growth on the economy

II. Short-term effects of population growth
- Decrease in the size of the labour force due to fewer women working
- Increase in the dependency ratio due to more children
- Pressure on the working population to support dependents

III. Long-term effects of population growth
- Increase in the number of workers
- Possible decrease in the dependency ratio
- Increase in population size and output
- Encouragement of investment

IV. Government response to population growth
- Devotion of more resources to primary education, childcare, and family support
- Possible reduction in resources for improving living standards

V. Economic opportunities created by population growth
- Higher demand for industries related to young children
- Possible reduction in unemployment

VI. Negative consequences of population growth
- Strain on resources due to overpopulation
- Possible fall in living standards

VII. 👉Conclusion
- Summary of the main points
- Importance of balancing population growth with economic development and sustainability.

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