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Demography

Demography is the study of changes in structures and sizes of populations. Which social determinants foster such changes and what are the consequences of these?

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Why do Norwegian women give birth to fewer children today than what they did a few decades ago?

Why is the number of children even lower in most other developed countries?

Do married people live longer than unmarried?

Is education and income a strong determinant of people’s life expectancy?

Does the high rate in population growth in developing countries hamper economic growth, and what are the consequences of this for the environment?

What measures should be taken in order to limit population growth in these parts of the world?

Published May 25, 2011 2:09 PM - Last modified Dec. 21, 2015 9:31 AM