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What factors led to rapid population growth in China?

Last Updated: 30th June, 2020

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What factors led to rapid population growth in China? When Spanish merchants introduced new American crops, agriculture increased. Farmers could take advantage of land that they couldn't cultivate before. It increased the food supply and supported further population growth.

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People also ask, what factors led to the growth of the Chinese population?

When Spanish merchants introduced new American crops, agriculture increased. Farmers could take advantage of land that they couldn't cultivate before. It increased the food supply and supported further population growth.

Also Know, what affects China's population? The effect of population growth in China in the course of economic growth. Population growth occurred when per capita income was higher than the standard up to a threshold level, after which population declined. Rapid population growth decreased differential per capital income.

Thereof, what initially prompted rapid population growth in China?

Soon after the founding of the People's Republic of China, improved sanitation and medicine prompted rapid population growth that — after a century of wars, epidemics and unrest — was initially seen as an economic boon. Before long, however, population growth was taking a toll on the nation's food supply.

Why is Asia's population growing so fast?

As countries become rich, they tend to go through a “demographic transition” in which fast-improving medical conditions and high birth rates combine to cause rapid population growth. This was the situation in most of Asia 30 years ago. Eventually, however, birth rates fall significantly, and population growth slows.

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