Russia's Population Pyramid

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In 2000, China’s population analysis data displayed an expansive population pyramid. China’s population pyramid portrayed a wide base which indicates a large number of you people and high birth rate. In 2050, China’s updated population analysis data displayed a stationary population pyramid. This stationary population pyramid demonstrated an even appearance through most age cohorts, portraying somewhat straight walls of the population pyramid.

In 2000, Russia’s population analysis data demonstrated a constrictive population pyramid. In 2050, Russia’s population data still demonstrated a constrictive pyramid. Russia’s population pyramid demonstrates a distinctive narrowing of the base, which is often caused by a significant
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This is so due to a variety of factors, including but not limited to the countries rapidly declining birth rate, low death rate, declining natural increase in population and declining fertility rate. This stage in the demographic transition model ideally characterizes developing nations such as China.


Based on the data provided in figure 3.8, Russia is in “Phase 5: Declining Stage” of the demographic transition model. This is largely due to the fact that Russia has a low birth rate, rising death rate. This sort of situation where the death rate of a country exceeds its birth rate causes the country’s population to decline. This stage accurately characterizes countries with present and predicted negative population growth rates such as Russia.


Based on the data provided in figure 3.8, Uganda is in “Phase 2: Expanding Stage” of the demographic transition model. This is so due to the fact that the nation maintains a high birth rate, large natural increase in population as well as unadjusted fertility rates. This stage is a common characterization among developing nations, and is currently an accurate fit for a country such as
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As a result of Uganda’s recent population trends and extreme population growth, the country’s ability to develop economically remains jeopardized. Although Uganda is currently experiencing slow but stable economic growth, the unemployment rate remains very high and a huge percentage of the population lives in poverty. In attempts to keep up with support for the rapidly growing population, Uganda has received large amounts of money in debt relief, and is currently in debt for more than US$3.8

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