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Malthusian Theory and Demographic Transition Theory

Malthusian Theory and Demographic Transition Theory

Author: Sadie Pendaz
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This lesson will compare and contrast the Malthusian theory and the demographic transition theory.

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Terms to Know
Demographic Transition Theory

A theory of population growth that argues that population growth varies as society progresses technologically.

Malthusian Theory

A theory of population growth that argues that rapid population growth increases would outpace food production leading to social chaos.

Population Pyramid

This pyramid graphically represents a population broken down by age and sex.

Sex-ratio

A way to express the number of males relative to the number of females in a population.