Megacities – The good and the bad

A megacity is a city or area that has more than ten million people, for example Shanghai, Hong Kong or Jakarta to name a few.   With that amount of people, there can be a lot of problems in megacities. Sometimes, these cities and their populations are growing so fast that the government cannot implement policies… Continue reading Megacities – The good and the bad

Dense and Sparse…what’s what?

What is density? A lot of students struggle to remember what this means. Density means the amount of people or things in a given space.  Distribution then means the way that something is shared or spread out over an area. Crowded Places = densely populated = high density. Less Crowded Places = sparsely populated = low… Continue reading Dense and Sparse…what’s what?

Demographic Transition Model

  Stage 1 birth rate is high and the death rate is high. The population remains stable Very few countries are at this stage   Stage 2 birth rates are high but the death rates begin to fall. Population is increasing. Lots of countries in the developing world are at this stage, due to improved… Continue reading Demographic Transition Model