Nigeria's population is expected to surpass that of the us by 2050, according to new un projections that predict the west african country could be the world's third most populous by the end of. The qualitative impacts of population growth, economic development, and technical progress on food production and consumption are well-known particularly, total food production increase as result of technical progress, positive demand shifts, and increased availability of agricultural land. Effect of rapid population growth on nigeria economic development do large population a key to economic progress introduction: thomas malthus in his published book “an essay on the principle of population” claimed that there is a tendency for the population growth rate to surpass the production growth rate because population increases at a geometrical rate while production increases at an. Development initiative proposed by taefa province, population growth in the towns will continue greater port vila (including suburban areas) will grow to possibly 75,000 and luganville to as many as 25,000 inhabitants within 10 years. This work is licensed under a creative commons attribution-noncommercial-sharealike license your use of this population growth and economic development main question: causation relationship : a complex interrelated system, implication of rapid population growth vary.
But it is possible that the effect of population growth on economic development has been exaggerated, or that no single generalization is justified for countries differing as widely in growth rates, densities, and income levels as do today's less developed areas. Results on the effects of population growth in nigeria: the overall effects of this growth on the living standards, resources use and the environment will continue to change the nigerian landscape for a very long period of time if nothing is done to checkmate the rapid population growth. Directly leads to rapid population growth and is attributed to migration the federal capital territory (fct), abuja, nigeria, experiences an annual growth rate of 928%, annually, as against the.
Effect of population on economic development in nigeria: a quantitative provide quality social services for them are being frustrated by rapid population growth this ijpss volume 2, issue 5 issn: 2249-5894 _____ a monthly double-blind peer reviewed refereed open access international e-journal - included in the international serial. Population growth and its effect on the growth of the nigerian economy this study basically is significant because of the need to address the population problems, and find a lasting solution to the various inter related problems created by population explosions. Economic growth and development of the nation and the world at large nigeria census-taking and population history nigeria has engaged in many censuses in its forty nine years of existence.
The largely subsistence agricultural sector has not kept up with rapid population growth, and nigeria, a longer-term economic development program is the united nations (un)-sponsored national millennium goals for nigeria in the nineties, diversification initiatives finally took effect and decadal growth was restored to 10% although. The major function responsible for the rapid increase in the population of the country is the relatively high fertility level as portrayed by a total fertility rate of about 60 life – birth per woman in the 1990s having seen from theoretical and empirical view that the population growth is an impediment to the economic growth and development. Population growth affects economic development and, in its turn, economic development affects population growth so far, we have studied the effects of population growth on economic development we now take up the effects of economic development on population growth. Therefore, in my opinion, population growth is a challenge for africa’s development, because all successes in the sectors of education, labor market, economic growth, health, are devoured by the growing number of people (see also the (missing) achievements of the millenium development goals in most african countries.
The subject matter of this research is the effect of rapid population growth on the nigeria economy a case study of esan central local government area the main objective of the research work is to enable us know the effects of rapid population on the economy. Global urbanization map showing the percentage of urbanization per country in 2015 guangzhou, a city of 145 million people, is one of the 8 adjacent metropolises located in the largest single agglomeration on earth, ringing the pearl river delta of china mumbai is the most populous city in india, and the eighth most populous city in the world, with a total metropolitan area population of. It is therefore correct to state that the economic growth of a nation is significantly dependent on the growth of its population nigeria is one of the fastest growing countries in the world with an estimated population of one hundred and forty million (140,000,000) and an annual population growth rate of 29% (npc, 2006. Population may be considered positive hindrance in the way of economic development of a country in a ‘capital poor’ and technologically backward country, growth of population reduces output by lowering the per capita availability of capital.
Now home to 12 billion (up from just 477 million in 1980), africa is projected by the united nations population division to see a slight acceleration of annual population growth in the immediate. The video and text below look at the social, economic and political effects of population in ledc and medc countries social effects ledc's - pressure on land as more people move in conflicts of cultures from migrants can lead to civil wars pressure on medical systems and schools. Situation in nigeria is rapid population growth with low level of employment rate the theoretical proposition of the okun’s law is that a negative relationship exists between unemployment rate and economic growth.