1.1 Population and economic development patterns


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1.1 Population and economic development patterns

Geographic inquiry: How population varies between places

  • Physical and human factors affecting population distribution at the global scale
  • Global patterns and classification of economic development:
    • low-income countries
    • middle-income countries and emerging economies
    • high-income countries
  • Population distribution and economic development at the national scale, including voluntary internal migration, core-periphery patterns and megacity growth
    • Two detailed and contrasting examples of uneven population distribution