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Demographic transition

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By 2050 Asia will add another billion to its already huge population of 4.3 billion. Somewhat perversely, demographers see this as a good result, not because the population will grow but because the outcome for 2050 is several billion lower than it would have been without the spread of control over human fertility that has occurred over the past four decades. Future population growth is confined almost entirely to South Asia and will be the result not of high birth rates but of large numbers of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2013-03
Type: Magazine issue
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/227862
Source: East Asia Forum Quarterly
DOI: 10.22459/EAFQ.05.01.2013
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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