Similarly, Orissa’s population exceeds that of Canada, and Chhattisgarh’s that of Australia.
The impact of human transformation is especially felt in terms of culture, but economic effects are also important.
In fact, at the rate at which the population is growing, the future generations might not ...
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Interestingly, USA, that ranks 3rd in the list of most populated countries of the world, is inhabited by 311.1 million people who comprise just 1/4th of India’s population.
This gap become even more astonishing when considered that the USA is three times larger than India in size.
On the other hand, Asia comprises 18% area of the world, but it is home to 67% of the world’s population. Their residents get food which is not only insufficient, but is also not good in terms of nutrients.
Unbearable burden of population is clearly seen in four regions of the world – Southeast Asian countries in which China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, India, etc are the forerunners.
Rapid population growth is the bane of the economy of underdeveloped, poor and developing countries in the world.
The population figures present an ironical situation: whereas North America’s area is 16% of the world, only 6% population of the world lives there but it consumes 45% of the world’s total income. Clearly, the areas with higher population remain socio-economically backward.