What is the Demographic Transition Model?
The Demographic Transition Model attempts to show how population changes as a country develops.
The model is divided into four stages.
Birth rate and death rate are high – low natural increase – low total population
Birth rate is high – death rate is falling – high natural increase (population growth)
Falling birth rate – low death rate – high natural increase (population growth)
Birth rate and death rate is low – low natural increase – high total population
The Demographic Transition Model does not take into account migration.
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