1.2 Changing populations and places

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Urban Environments - Hong Kong viewed from The Peak Tower
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1.2 Changing populations and places

Geographic inquiry: Processes of population change and their effect on people and places

  • Population change and demographic transition over time, including natural increase, fertility rate, life expectancy, population structure and dependency ratios
    • Detailed examples of two or more contrasting countries
  • The consequences of megacity growth for individuals and societies
    • One case study of a contemporary megacity experiencing rapid growth
  • The causes and consequences of forced migration and internal displacement
    • Detailed examples of two or more forced movements, to include environmental and political push factors, and consequences for people and places