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- Study the population pyramid above. Describe the shape of Italy’s population pyramid.
- How can you predict, from the shape of the population pyramid that Italy is having some kind of population crisis?
- Read the news article above. Italy is having a baby crisis. What is Italy’s ‘baby crisis’?
- Make a list of five changes happening in the village of Vastrogirardi as it gets smaller.
- Why is Italy’s birth rate falling so rapidly? Give three reasons.
- Describe and explain three different effects on Italy if the population structure changes in all villages.