The Changing Population – Remember it! & Test it!

The Changing Population – Remember it! & Test it!

Remember it!

Changing Population

Over time the global population increases and the population structures of different countries change.

It is estimated there are over seven billion people alive on earth.

A range of strategies has been tried by countries experiencing rapid population growth.

An ageing population has an impact on the future development of a country.

Population movements affect both the source regions of migrants and the receiving countries.

The changing population – Test it!

1 How many people live on earth?

2 What is ‘urbanisation’?

3 What methods have countries tried to limit population growth?

4 How many people now live in or near a major city?

5 Which is the most populous country on earth?

Some top tips!

1. Print out the Test It! Questions – it will allow you
to replicate exam conditions and also allows you to
give your eyes a rest from the computer screen whilst
doing your crucial revision.
2. Make a copy of the Remember It! Section and put in
a place that you often look at. i.e. front of a journal,
next to a mirror, on a kitchen cupboard door, etc.