Examples of High Fertility: India, Mexico & Jordan


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What major factor does the demographic transition theory claim is responsible for changing fertility rates?

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1. What are some of the main factors believed to be causing the decline in fertility rates to stable levels in places like Jordan?

2. Why does population tend to boom in the early stages of industrialization, as seen in Mexico, Jordan, and India?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz/worksheet combo, you'll be tested on the characteristics of countries with high fertility rates and where they are located. You'll also need to understand some of the factors behind fertility and population.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how well you can do the following:

  • Determine the cause of changing fertility rates, according to the demographic transition theory
  • Assess the decline in fertility rates from high to stable
  • Analyze the boom in population with regard to the beginning stages of industrialization
  • Identify the country with the highest rate of birth from a given selection
  • Recognize a factor, other than healthcare and opportunities, that can enhance fertility statistics

Skills Practiced

The following study skills will be practiced with the quiz and worksheet:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of booms in population and how they are connected to industrialization
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding fertility rates and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about high fertility countries and the causes behind their fertility rates

Additional Learning

Use the lesson called Examples of High Fertility: India, Mexico & Jordan to gain more perspective on this area of study. The lesson will adhere to the following:

  • Explain fertility
  • Define demographic transitions theory
  • Identify Jordan and analyze its transition through the 1900s with regard to fertility
  • Assess fertility in Mexico and India