World in Balance by yTx9N4J2

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									                     World in Balance: The People Paradox

India:

   1. India will soon surpass _________________ as the most populated country.

   2. Describe two outcomes that can occur in regards to India’s population by
      2050?




   3. Why is the family size in Northern India so large?




   4. How does gender discrimination affect India’s population?




   5. How many women are “missing” in India?


   6. How can women in third world countries like India improve their standard of
      life?




   7. How many jobs must be created to accommodate India’s growing
      population?



   8. What does India’s population pyramid look like? (Draw it and describe)
                      World in Balance: The People Paradox

Japan:

   1. What is happening to the population of Japan and other industrialized
      countries?




   2. Why are Japanese people putting off marriage and family? Describe at least
      two reasons.




   3. What are “parasite singles”?




   4. By 2050, 1 in 3 people in Japan will be _______________.

   5. What problems are the elderly facing?



   6. How many immigrants does Japan need per year to sustain its economy?



   7. What are two consequences of a declining population?




   8. What does Japan’s Population pyramid look like? (Draw it and describe)
                    World in Balance: The People Paradox

Kenya:

  1. What is the average family size in Sub-Saharan Africa?



  2. By 2020, the African population will be _______________ that of Europe.


  3. What are “environmental refugees”?




  4. Describe Kenya’s family plan program.




  5. What is a population explosion?




  6. What effects do HIV/AIDS have on Kenya’s population?




  7. How many orphans are in Sub-Sahara Africa?


  8. What does Kenya’s population pyramid look like? (Draw it and describe)

								
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