Characteristics Between Canada And Sudan

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The current world population is a constraining 7 billion people, and shows no signs of slowing down. Amidst the growing population rises an issue, which can no longer be over looked. The population is not scattered uniformly across the globe, there are different concentrations of population in different places. However, some are comparable in size. Just like human characteristics, there are characteristics for all countries that can be scrutinized. Some of the characteristics can have a positive impact, while others have a negative impact. This essay will use Canada and Sudan as its two countries and focus on comparing certain demographic characteristics, and outline why they vary. Some of those characteristics are birth rate, death rate, life …show more content…
All of the characteristics are interrelated and are influential to each other. The population growth rate for Canada and Sudan contrasts heavily, Sudan is growing swiftly with a rate of 1.78 percent annually. Canada has a gentler pace of 0.76 percent annually. In Sudans case, it is primarily high due to a high birth rate and a low death rate. Population growth does not only hinge on children being born every year, there can be external forces influencing the trend of growth. Look at migration, people will either voluntarily migrate or be forced to move by something not in their control. The immigration rate for Sudan is negative, meaning more people are leaving as opposed to migrating in. This could be a result of better opportunities present elsewhere, such as better jobs, or due to military presence. Based off of a more centralised characteristic the Fertility rate also plays a role. The fertility rate is the number of children a woman can potentially conceive. In Canada it is 1.59 children per women, while in Sudan it is 3.92. The women in Sudan are having more babies than the women in Canada, which has a direct impact on population growth. With understanding of the fertility rate birth rate can be studied in better

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