Population Pyramids Exercises

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<ul><li> 1. Population Pyramids:<br />Anomalies &amp; Imbalances<br /></li></ul> <p> 2. Describe the gender imbalance that affect babies in this pyramid<br />Suggest TWO reasons that might explain this imbalance<br /> 3. Describe the gender imbalance at the center of the pyramid<br />Suggest one reason that might explain this imbalance<br /> 4. Describe the gender imbalance at the center of the pyramid<br />Suggest one reason that might explain this imbalance<br /> 5. Describe the gender imbalance at the center of the pyramid<br />Suggest TWO reasons that might explain this imbalance<br /> 6. Describe the anomaly for people aged 15-19<br />Suggest one reason that might have caused this anomaly<br />Suggest challenges and opportunities resulting from the fact that Rwandas median age is 18.6<br /> 7. Describe the gender imbalance for people who are over 80<br />Suggest one reason that might explain this imbalance<br /> 8. Describe the anomaly for people aged 45-59<br />Suggest one reason that might have caused this anomaly<br />Explain how this anomaly create a ripple effect for people aged 20-29, and for babies born now<br /> 9. Suggest challenges and opportunities resulting from the fact that Frances median age is 39.7<br /> 10. Compare the age structures and dependency ratio Niger in 2011 and 2050 (projection)<br />Suggest one social challenge to which Niger is confronted to today<br />Referring to both pyramids, evaluate how Nigers fertility and life expectancy might change between now and 2050<br />Suggest two reasons which might explain this projected trend<br />What kinds of challenges to the economy, public services and infrastructures might Niger be confronted in 2050 according to this projection?<br /> 11. Compare the age structures and dependency ratio Japan in 2011 and 2050 (projection)<br />Referring to both pyramids, evaluate how Japans fertility and life expectancy might change between now and 2050<br />Suggest two reasons which might explain this projected trend<br />Explain how this trend may snowball in the future if nothing changes<br />What kind of social and financial challenges might Japan face in 2050 according to this projection?<br /></p>

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