World Population Balance Essay

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Population growth is one of the ways a sociologist can view the changes within society. A population consists of everything or everyone being studied in an inference procedure. Populations can be large in size, although this is not necessary. What is important is that a population includes all of what we are curious about. Populations consists of groups, which must be living in the same area at the same time (Taylor). The number of individuals that inhabit a place in society at one time is called size. The number of individuals in a specific area refers to the density. And lastly, the size of the population as it changes overtime is the growth population.
We know a population consists of groups of individuals in a particular area. The
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Another factor that adds or subtracts to a population is migration. Which can be defined as the figure for the difference between the number of persons entering and leaving a country during the year per 1,000 persons (based on midyear population), according to the CIA (2013). Migration does not differentiate between any documented or undocumented migrants, and other types of migrants.

According to the CIA Site redirect in 2013, the birth rate in the United States was 13.66 and 8.39 deaths/1,000 population; and the migration was a net total of 3.64 migrant(s)/1,000 population. This may seem like small numbers compared to the world total population, but these number have drastic effects on society. There are an immense variety of effects growth has on a population. Any society can only sustain as long as there are enough natural resources to sustain it. As population grows the availability of quality decreases. The more valuable a resources, the higher its cost. Therefore, when space is taken, it becomes for valuable. Think of all the high rises downtown. There is a need of people to be in the center of the action, and these people can afford to live in the condensed space of downtown. To accommodate the demand for space architects build higher and higher, one on top of the other. Eventually this same principal will migrate to the more poor areas, and they will be accommodated

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