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Very Low Fertility Rates: Policies & Solutions

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What do fertility rates measure?

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1. What is the basic premise of the demographics transition theory?

2. Which of these does likely not contribute to the decline in fertility in fully industrialized areas?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Even though the world's population is growing, fertility rates in many nations are dropping. The quiz tests your understanding of factors, possible solutions and examples related to declining fertility rates.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz evaluates your knowledge of:

  • Define fertility rates
  • The demographics transition theory
  • Factors that contribute to declining fertility in industrialized nations
  • Effective solutions for improving low fertility rates
  • Policies that increase fertility among working parents

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your understanding of this topic to point out a solution for falling fertility rates
  • Defining key concepts - verify that you can define main concepts, such as the demographics transition theory
  • Making connections - use understanding of why fertility rates are declining to identify a factors tied to low fertility rates in industrialized places

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic with the lesson called Very Low Fertility Rates: Policies & Solutions. Lesson objectives include:

  • Understand the impact that industrialization has on fertility rates
  • Describe what is meant by a demographic dividend
  • Note solutions used to combat falling fertility rates in developed nations
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