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Population Pyramids Below is the population pyramid for Bangladesh 2000 2000 2025 Births per 1,000 population.................... 25 16 Deaths per 1,000 population.................... 9 7 Rate of natural increase (percent)............. 1.7 0.9 Annual rate of growth (percent)................ 1.6 0.8 Life expectancy at birth (years)............... 60.2 69.1 Infant deaths per 1,000 live births............ 72 34 Total fertility rate (per woman)............... 2.9 2.1 Midyear Population Estimates and Average Annual Period Growth Rates: 1950 to 2050 (Population in thousands, rate in percent) Growth Year Population Year Population Period Rate 1950 45,646 1996 121,143 1950-1960 1.8 1960 54,622 1997 123,119 1960-1970 2.1 1970 67,403 1998 125,120 1970-1980 2.7 1980 88,077 1999 127,146 1980-1990 2.2 1990 109,897 2000 129,194 1990-2000 1.6 1991 111,936 2010 150,392 2000-2010 1.5 1992 113,711 2020 169,613 2010-2020 1.2 1993 115,453 2030 184,478 2020-2030 0.8 1994 117,283 2040 196,594 2030-2040 0.6 1995 119,189 2050 205,094 2040-2050 0.4 Bangladesh is currently at the lowest level of the DTM. Most of the reasons are because in itself it is a country that will not expand. Being in an area which is extremely vulnerable to flooding Bangladesh had burrowed millions form MEDC's to create dams and the like to prevent future deaths. Still however in this present day and time Bangladesh is still prone to flooding. Flooding of Bangladesh not only drowned and killed thousands but also brought famine and disease. In a sense this is good because it acts as a way to control the population. ...read more.


Being one of the centre of the largest companies in the world, hence boasting a high quality of life which leads to a long life Hong Kong is in the 5th level of the DMT since most or all the jobs are in the tertiary and quaternary level. USA 2000 2025 Births per 1,000 population.................... 14 14 Deaths per 1,000 population.................... 9 9 Rate of natural increase (percent)............. 0.6 0.5 Annual rate of growth (percent)................ 0.9 0.8 Life expectancy at birth (years)............... 77.1 80.6 Infant deaths per 1,000 live births............ 7 5 Total fertility rate (per woman)............... 2.1 2.2 Midyear Population Estimates and Average Annual Period Growth Rates: 1950 to 2050 (Population in thousands, rate in percent) Growth Year Population Year Population Period Rate 1950 152,271 1996 265,463 1950-1960 1.7 1960 180,671 1997 268,008 1960-1970 1.3 1970 205,052 1998 270,561 1970-1980 1.0 1980 227,726 1999 273,131 1980-1990 0.9 1990 249,948 2000 275,563 1990-2000 1.0 1991 252,639 2010 300,118 2000-2010 0.9 1992 255,374 2020 325,183 2010-2020 0.8 1993 258,083 2030 351,326 2020-2030 0.8 1994 260,599 2040 377,606 2030-2040 0.7 1995 263,044 2050 403,943 2040-2050 0.7 Midyear Population, by Age and Sex: 2000 and 2025 (Population in thousands) America is also, one of the most developed countries in the world. Having the second largest population in the world it has a massive variety of jobs. Most of them are now days in the tertiary sections. ...read more.


Evidently this country will be a producer of goods, and house primary jobs. One of the largest countries in the world is China, and ever so slowly it is becoming more and more advanced. This is evident from the implication the census shows. Over time China's birth rate will fall and the population above the age of 65+ will result more than the people below that age of 30. As China clambers into becoming an MEDC it is also evident that it is beginning to appear like Hong Kong with the age groups all being virtually even. It is possible that the reuniting of China on July 1997 has affected it by introducing new ways and a new economy. Over all China's population will fall and the female to male ratio will become even. Over time the birth rate of the United Kingdom will fall and the level of old people will increase. This means that the United Kingdom will be becoming more and more advanced in technology and health care. This however, will be countered by the rise of old people as there will cause the dependency ration to increase. This thereby causes more working hours for the working age. More importantly is that more and more people will still be in education until about 25 to cope with the advancing world. This will leave only a selection of 25-60 year old in the working industry that will drastically affect the dependency ratio. ...read more.

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