A Fact-Based World View: Dr Hans Rosling
Dr Hans Rosling explains how and why the world’s population will stabilise at nine to 10 billion, and explores the concepts of ‘developed’ and ‘undeveloped’.
0 mins – Introduction to Hans Rosling
2 minutes – Lecture begins
8 minutes – Rapid population growth
14 minutes – Improved standards of living
23 minutes – Life expectancy V children per woman
34 minutes – "Peak child" and population stability
44 minutes – Filling the global population gap
56 minutes – Economic growth of "developing" nations
62 minutes – New categories for the world
View this lecture (Friday 16 March 2012)
AQA – AS Unit 1, Core Human Section (Population Change). Uses population indicators to explain continents that are at different stages of demographic transition.
Edexcel – AS unit 1, topic 2: Going Global (Roots). An analysis of population change according to social and economic factors. Focusses on birth and death rates.
OCR – A2 unit F763: Global Issues (Populations and Resources). Illustrates the dynamic nature of population change and explains the varying factors from place to place.
WJEC – AS unit G2, theme 1: Investigating Population Change. Looks at global population growth, total, distribution and densities. Looks at inputs of births and outputs of deaths.