21st Century Population Migration in a New World


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Which of the following factors GENERALLY characterizes countries with a low standard of living?

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1. Why will wealthier countries LIKELY have to adopt an immigration-friendly policy as their populations grow older?

2. All of the following are likely outcomes of increased immigration EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are the economic statuses of countries around the world, and how do they affect migration to and from these areas? These quiz questions and worksheet help you explore your knowledge about these topics.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Africa's population
  • Why richer countries are likely to become more open to immigration
  • Possible results of increased immigration
  • Migration trends within the U.S.
  • Countries not fitting specific demographic molds

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension: ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson detailing the most recent facts about global and national migration
  • Information recall: access the knowledge you've gained regarding migratory trends in the 21st century
  • Knowledge application: use your knowledge to answer questions about the reasons for population migration
  • Interpreting information: verify that you can read information regarding global demographics and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about population migration, review the accompanying lesson called 21st Century Population Migration in a New World. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Overviews of population dynamics in certain countries
  • Migration trends in the 21st century
  • Reasons for global migration
  • Historical reasons for national migration
  • Migration issues connected with countries with aging populations and those with younger populations