Family Demographic Trends in Developed & Developing Countries


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In most societies, what is considered to signal the creation of a new family?

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1. How does industrialization tend to influence the average age of marriage?

2. Why do divorce rates tend to be higher in industrialized areas?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review this subject of international trends in family demographics with this worksheet and attached quiz. These will help you better understand the characteristics of these demographics, how they have changed and why.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will guide you to:

  • Identify that which signals the start of a new family in most societies
  • Assess how industrialization influences the age of when these new families begin
  • Recognize why divorce rates are higher in areas that have been industrialized
  • Determine factors of the decrease in fertility attached to industrialization
  • Explain what happens to families in industrialized areas

Skills Practiced

Practice the following study skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of industrialization and how it is connected to families
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding divorce rates in industrialized areas and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about international trends in family demography

Additional Learning

For more on this subject, feel free to review the lesson named Family Demographic Trends in Developed & Developing Countries. The lesson will adhere to the subsequent study objectives:

  • Define family demographics
  • Dissect how families are composed and how that relates to industrialization
  • Examine recent trends in industrialized areas
  • Understand fertility