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OVERPOPULATION

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WHAT IS POPULATION?
Latin populationem (nominative populatio) "a

people; a multitude," as if from Latin populus "a


people
the total number of persons inhabiting a
country, city, or any district or area
the number or body of inhabitants in a place
belonging to a specific social, cultural,
socioeconomic, ethnic, or racial subgroup:
the native population; the working-class
population
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POPULATION GROWTH
increase in the number of people who inhabit a

territory or state
increment, growth, increase - a process of becoming
larger or longer or more numerous or more
important; "the increase in unemployment"; "the
growth of population"
irruption - a sudden sharp increase in the relative
numbers of a population

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POPULATION GROWTH RATE


the rate at which the number of individuals in a

population increases in a given time period as a


fraction of the initial population
change in population over a unit time period
measures how populations change in size over time

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POPULATION GROWTH RATE

Source:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5e/Population_growth_rate_world_2013.svg
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OVERPOPULATION

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OVERPOPULATION
an undesirable condition where the number of

existing human population exceeds the carrying


capacity of its ecological niche
excessive population of an area to the point of
overcrowding, depletion of natural resources, or
environmental deterioration
function of the number of individuals compared to
the relevant resources, such as the water and
essential nutrients they need to survive

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OVERPOPULATION
Causes

Effects

Decline in the Death

Depletion of Natural

Rate
Better Medical
Facilities
Technological
Advancement in
Fertility Treatment
Immigration
Lack of Family Planning

Resources
Degradation of
Environment
Conflicts and Wars
Rise in Unemployment
High Cost of Living

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SOLUTIONS TO OVERPOPULATION
Better Education

Making People

Aware of Family
Planning
Tax Benefits or
Concessions
Knowledge of Sex
Education
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9 POPULATION STRATEGIES TO STOP


SHORT OF 9 BILLION
Provide universal access to safe and effective contraceptive options for both

sexes.
Guarantee education through secondary school for all, especially girls.
Eradicate gender bias from law, economic opportunity, health, and culture.
Offer age-appropriate sexuality education for all students.
End all policies that reward parents financially based on the number of children
they have.
Integrate lessons on population, environment, and development into school
curricula at multiple levels.
Put prices on environmental costs and impacts.
Adjust to an aging population instead of boosting childbearing through
government incentives and programs.
Convince leaders to commit to stabilizing population growth through the exercise
of human rights and human development.
Source: http://www.worldwatch.org/nine-population-strategies-stop-short-9-billion

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HUMAN POPULATION CONTROL


Present-day practice by countries:
China: One-child Policy
India: Only those with two or fewer children are eligible for election to a Gram

panchayat, or local government.


We two, our two ("Hum do, hamare do" in Hindi)
United States:Title X of the Public Health Service Act
Uzbekistan: Compulsory sterilization, hysterectomies and IUD insertions

PHILIPPINES POPULATION CONTROL AND


MANAGEMENT POLICIES
Establishment of POPCOM
The Population Act
The Population Management Program
Responsible Parenthood and Family Planning Program
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STATISTICAL UPDATE

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STATISTICAL UPDATE

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STATISTICAL UPDATE
Top 10 Countries with Smallest Population as of 2014

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WORLD POPULATION DISTRIBUTION


(2010-2050)

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WORLD POPULATION PROJECTION

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ASIAN POPULATION 2014

Based on the most recent population growth trends, the population of

Asia is estimated to be 4,426,683,000 compared to 4,299,000,000 in


2013.
The most populated country in Asia is the Peoples Republic of China
with an estimated population 1.35 billion people.The least populated
country is the Republic of Maldives with an estimated population of
about 330,000 in 2012.
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The top 10 most populous countries in Asia are:

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The 10 least populous countries in Asia include:

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PHILIPPINES IN FIGURES
2014
From NSO
Source: http://web0.psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2014%20PIF.pdf

100,096,496
The population of the
Philippines is estimated at
100,096,496 as of July 1
2014. Philippines's
population is equivalent to
1.38% of the total world
population.The Philippines
ranks number 12 in the list
of countries by population.

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THE END

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