Overpopulation: Demography and Urban Areas Paper
Decreased death rate is a characteristic used in determining over population in Trinidad and Tobago. I Increase in birth rates. I Another feature employed in determining overpopulation in Trinidad and Tobago is increased birth rates. Migration to urban areas. I Finally, migration to urban areas is another aspect of determining overpopulation in Trinidad and Tobago. I Introduction According to “Poverty Princess” overpopulation is to increase the population density of a place so much that the amount of food, water and land is insufficient to providing resources.
Overpopulation impacts the life of every tizzy and has proven to be one of the gravest difficulties which have to be fought. The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is affected by overpopulation which means increase human resources due to several factors. Overpopulation will cause increase unemployment, increase hunger rates and less economic advancement (Scott B. MacDonald). For groups like the East Indian it means more help on the farms, more voters and more say in governing the colony, something Afro-Creoles are afraid of.
Overpopulation not only affects the lower-class citizens living in Trinidad and Tobago but also he middle-class and the upper-class because of lack of economic development. Due to overpopulation the upper and middle class have easy access to resources; whilst the lower class must to struggle because they cannot afford these available resources. Trinidad and Taboo’s population is 1. 3 million people and statistics has shown that the crude birth rate in 2009 per 1000 population is 15 whilst the crude death rate in 2009 per 1000 population is 8.
The increase in the number of people is the increase in the number of productive hands and creative minds. But we cannot ignore the fact that the increase in the number producers implies an increase in the number of consumers. Greater number of people requires a greater number of resources. Moreover, In the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, overpopulation is determined through the characteristic of decreased death rate, increased birth rate and migration to urban areas. Body Paragraph Decreased death rate is a characteristic used in determining over population in Trinidad and Tobago.
In 2008 the death rate was 1. 58% and in 2009 there was a significant decline of -25. % (Baritones). This sharp decline in the death rate in Trinidad and Tobago is largely due to medical breakthroughs. Cures are developed to treat previously fatal diseases and new medical procedures enable doctors to provide corrective surgery, which in turn allow people to live longer. Advances made in nutritional science elevated peoples’ awareness of the nutritional content of different foods and how they affect human health. The consumption of nutritious and healthy food reduces the risk Of contracting diseases.