oa South African Medical Journal - Population explosion
|Article Title||Population explosion|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Bureau of Statistics, Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Apr 1966|
|Pages||319 - 322|
|Keyword(s)||Epidemiology, Population explosion, Sociology and World populations growth|
The question arises whether the present rate of population increase is something new or unexpected which could not have been foreseen by demographers. We may find the answer by observing, firstly, that the present rate of increase is undoubtedly due in the main to the falling death rate particularly so in countries where the death rates were relatively high.
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