1 million persons died yearly. The greater number of births is due in part to a fertility rate that has increased by nearly 20 percent since the mid-1980s. International immigration, both legal and illegal, is another major element in U.S. population growth. Legal immigration has recently amounted to about 1 million per year; illegal immigration is thought to be several hundred thousand. In China, the world's most populous country, the 1994 population was estimated at nearly 1.
About two-thirds of this 900 million increase was added within the last 50 years. In another word, the population has tripled since the People's Republic of China was grounded. Today the mainland China alone contributes to at least 20% of the world's population. It is also very well known all over the world that in China couples nowadays are not allowed to have more than one child. This policy was first hinted by Jiang Zemin in a 1979 speech and was in place nationwide by 1981.
By 2025, that number is projected to increase by 65 million, the equivalent of adding another two states the size of California. Unless something is done, the world's population is projected to be 8054 million people by 2025 and could triple to 14 billion by the next century. Population: How do we deal with it in the 21st century. Literature Review The pessimistic view led by Lester Brown, president of the Worldwatch Institute, states that as a result of our population size, consumption patterns and technology choices, we have surpassed the planet's carrying capacity. "Our ability to sustain ourselves in a habitat for a long period of time.
INTERNET TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT BOOST CHINA FURTHER A perspective look at the country¡¦s transition in next decade relative to internet technology Bo Li, School of Technology & Management Submit to: Mr. Paul Reynolds INTRODUCTION Since 1980 China¡¦s economy has grown by more than 9 percent a year. The country now manufactures 75 percent of the world¡¦s toys, 58 percent of the cloths, and 29 percent of the mobile phones. More than $1 billion in foreign direct investment arrives each week. By 2008 China will be the world¡¦s third largest exporter, and by the decade¡¦s end its economy will be larger than that of either France or United Kingdom (Emmanuel, et al., 2004). China¡¦s GDP in 2004 growth by 9.5 percent to ¢G851,072 million and IT(information technology)¡¦s contributions account for 25 percent.
These losses were partially offset by employment increases experienced in the construction and finance sectors. Growth in employment in 2000 was 1.9 million; in 1999, the increase in employment equaled 2.8 million. Changes For most of 2000, unemployment remained between 3.9 and 4.1 percent of the labor force. In the first three-quarters of 2000, the numbers of individuals in the labor force were i... ... middle of paper ... ...te of growth in real GDP increased to 3.9, with the last three years being over 4.3 percent per year. A five percent increase from 1999 to 2000 is the highest level of yearly increase since 1984.
Steel production and consumption grew steadily in China in the initial years but later it picked up momentum and the closing years of the century saw it racing ahead of the rest of the world. China produced 220.1 million tonnes in 2003, 272.2 million tonnes in 2004 and 349.36 million tonnes in 2005. That is much above the production in 2005 of Japan at 112.47 million tonnes, the USA at 93.90 million tonnes and Russia at 66.15 million tonnes. For details of country-wise steel production see Steel production by
Level of aging population People who are above 65 year old in China, Japan and Korea in the proportion of their country’ total population is 8.87%, 23.1% and 11.3% respectively in 2010. The aging rate in 2000 is 6.96 %, 17.3% and 7.3%, respectively. Compare with the record in 2000 and 2010, there are increases of 1.91, 5.8 and 4 percentage points. The growth of aging rate of Japan and South Korea is far beyond China which more than the twice of China’s. However, in terms of aging speed, Korea is ageing faster than Japan and China.
Mexico's population has tripled since the Second World War. One third of the population of Mexico is under ten years of age, as a result, in just ten years, Mexico's unemployment rate will increase 30 percent, as these children become young adults, in search of work. There were in 1990 an estimated four million illegal aliens in the United States, and about 55 percent of them were from Mexico. These people look to the United States.
Although coal shows that most rapid increase since 2000 with an annual growth of 5.5% (International energy agency. ND), it differs from country to country. According to the international energy outlook 2011, 76% of the world coal usage increase is from china. “The stated goal of the Chinese government is to get to a level of development where every Chinese family owns a car. If this were to actually happen it would require more than the world’s total oil production to fuel them” (MineralWeb.com).
By the year 2002, the number had tripled to 54.9 million. Even in 2001 when global terrorism had a big impact in world travel, UKresidents visits abroad continued to increase at 2.5%. During this 20 year period, the number of nights spent abroad by UKresidents, rose from 262 million to 595 million nights. The projection into the next decade, suggests a continued increase in the region of 2-3%. When people travel abroad, people spend money, the increase in travel over the last 20 years has averaged 5.3% each year, over the same time, spending has increased by 10.6%.