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anikiti at opie.bgsu.edu anikiti at opie.bgsu.edu
Wed Feb 15 10:06:28 EST 1995


In article <drierac.46.0012185B at deakin.edu.au>, drierac at deakin.edu.au (Chris Driver) writes:
> What is this rubbish about exponential growth? Demographers from most parts of 
> the world are agreed that the present trends are heading towards a steady 
> population size. Many countries have already reached that point,and many 
> others such as Australia have negative population growth, if you omit 
> immigration. Australia has to import people to grow! The worl population is 
> set to stabilise about the middle of the next century. The figures are 
> published by the UN.
> 
What about such places as Middle East, India, China? So far they are 
the biggest contributors to the population increase throughout the world.
What might happen in the future is that these countries with still
"supply" the planet with human beings, while other countries like USA,
Europe, Australia, will stop reproducing (peoplewise) and will have to
import people from the countries like India to maintain their population.



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