demographic transition


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demographic transition

a theory of demography which states that, as a nation industrializes, it goes through a series of populational changes, starting with a decline in infant and adult mortality and followed later by a reduction in birth rate. The time lag between the decline in deaths and births produces a rapid population growth in ‘developing’ nations. In ‘developed’ nations births and deaths become approximately equal, giving a stable population structure.
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States ahead in the demographic transition will witness a continued deceleration in population growth and reach near-zero growth rate by 2031-41.
Population ageing is a global phenomenon now and our world is experiencing a demographic transition. Increasing longevity is a triumph of development and one of the humanity's greatest achievements.
The Neda said it is the product of the demographic transition, which is characterized by markedly declining mortality and fertility rates, resulting in the shrinking of the dependent age (0-14) group and expanding of the work force (ages 15-64).
At an annual growth rate of 2.4pc, Pakistan has the slowest demographic transition in the region.
Muscat, Nov.14 (ONA) The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) released a new report on the state of the world's population 2018 entitled "The Power of Choice - Reproductive Rights and the Demographic Transition " at a joint press conference with the Ministry of Social Development at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Sub-regional Office for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), in the presence of Asr Ahmad Toussoun, the Fund's representative, and Ayeda bint Nasser al-Siyabiyah, Director of the Programs Section at the Women's Affairs Department of the Ministry of Social Development and a number of media professionals.
by ONAThe UNFPA released a new report on the state of the world's population 2018 entitled 'The Power of Choice - Reproductive Rights and the Demographic Transition'.
IANS Thiruvananthapuram Kerala is currently experiencing an advanced demographic transition as the mortality and fertility levels have come down and so migration plays a critical role in shaping the future demographic scenario, said a report released here on Monday.
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is currently experiencing an advanced demographic transition as death and birth rates have come down and so migration plays a critical role in shaping the future demographic scenario, a report released here on Monday said.
First, Kenya's future economic growth will depend less on its natural resources, which are being depleted, and more on its labour skills and its ability to accelerate a demographic transition.
He noted that the demographic and demographic transition accompanied by a change in life styles have 'led to significant changes in diets and dietary habits which are not conducive to good health.' A move from a diet based on grains, legumes, vegetables and fruits to one with higher consumption of meat, processed foods and sugar, salt and fat has been linked to diet related diseases.
He said that it was a high time to pay attention to demographic transition happening all over the globe and focus on emerging development challenges posed as changing demographics are not just as numbers; they are the key determinations of our socio-economics and development policies for future development spectrum of the nation.