The Effects Of Overpopulation On The Population Essay

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Population By the time you finish reading this opening sentence there will have been over 50 new births in this single time frame. According to the UN’s documentation, our world population reached the high number of 7 billion in 2011, and is continuously growing at a rate of approximately 1.13% per year. It is estimated that the change in population per year is averaging at 80 million. Overpopulation is commonly known as “a function of the number of individuals compared to the relevant resources, such as the water and essential nutrients they need to survive. It can result from an increase in births, a decline in mortality rates, an increase in immigration, or an unsustainable biome and depletion of resources.” Some criteria’s to look into when assessing whether a biological place is overpopulated or not are clean air, shelter, food, clean water, and other resources needed to sustain life. When the quality of living standards for humans are being studied as well, then criteria’s to look for would be are employment, money, fuel, electricity, medical care, and transportation. Overpopulation has an impact on a lot of factors in our lives some of which were listed above. These following explanations will give a short glimpse of how the amount of people this earth holds alters many things around us, through the description of the impact overpopulation has on a country’s economy, the environment and employment.
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