The Effects Of Overpopulation For Sustainable Environmental, Economic And Social Environment

1014 Words Apr 2nd, 2015 5 Pages
Australian population increases significantly and according data from Australian bureau of statistics 2013, it is predicted to reach 46 million by 2075. Population growth could affect today everyone life and future generation. Although this condition may have a good effect for business due to large demand for products and services, the population projection rises an issue about carrying capacity which is ability for resources to support a high quality of human life or ecosystem without significant reduce those resources. Uncontrolled population growth would also influence sustainable development for Australia because I believe that the population will have limit by certain factors such as space, water and climate. This essay will give clear evidence the impact of overpopulation for sustainable environmental, economic and social.
Natural environment is paramount for Australia because land area is dominated by dry land. Natural environment such as water and biodiversity would have a significant impact to reach sustainable development because Carrying capacity of Australia to reach Western European lifestyle according Griffith Taylor based on agriculture, settlement and industry around 20 million people (Maude 2012). In general, Australia has abundance water resource. However, it is not distributed evenly across the nation. Northern area which has small population experiences a lot of water resource. By contrast, Southern Australia where water is highly use for human and…

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