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 In the past thirty years the average family size in Mexico has dropped from 7 to what? 2.5 One in six young adults in Kenya is what? HIV positive What percentage of Kenyans finish High School? 80% What percentage of unemployment is in many villages in Kenyan? 70% What is the population in India? 1 billion What percentage of women in India can't read or write? 63% China had 1.3 billion people this is what amount of the worlds population? 1/3 When did the Chinese government start a policy of limiting family size? 1979 Between 1959-1961, famine gripped China and nearly how many people starved to death? 30 million What percent of the Chinese live off the land? 70% Does China really have a single child policy? Yes What happens to a couple if they have a "Birth without permission" They pay a fine The fines amount to how much of the annual income twice the annual income How many children were born in Italy in 1958? in 1998? one million -1958 50,000 - 1998 Today in Italy there are more people over the age of ____ than under the age of 20 60 What is the cause of the extreme low birth rate in Italy? it is a result of the changing status of women What is the average age a women in Italy has her first child? Thirty The US is the _____most populous country in the world after China and India. Third What is the biggest issue in the US concerning population? The impact that each person has on the environment The average American consumes ____ times more resources than a person in the developed world. 50 times In the entire world of 6 billion lived like Americans we would need how many more planets of this size? Two What will happen when the birds and wildlife are gone? We will disappear How many residents does Mexico City gain each year even as they slow their population growth? About one million Today how many young people are coming of a reproductive age? one billion China will grow to how many billion before stabilizing in 40 years? 1.6 billion where is 98% of the population growth occurring? in developing nations The official position of the Church prohibits all artificial methods of what? birth control When was the 6 billionth person born? Sometime around October 12, 1999 How long did it take for our human population to reach its first one billion? several million years Our most recent billion arrived in how long? 12 years The population of the world will decrease if every family has how many children? Two What is something that women in developing countries desperately want. Family planning In this century the human population has gone from 2 billion to what? 6 billion In the past thirty years, the average number of children has dropped from six to what? three Half of the world is under the age of? 25 To the environment more people means greater demands for what? fresh water How many people could we reach by the year 2050? 9 billion By 2015 there will how many megacities? 26 With 18 million, what is the largest megacity in the world? Mexico City