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Falling birth rates in Germany
Falling birth rates in Germany

Duration: 00:59

In Germany, the population is decreasing so fast that a crisis is threatened. Within a generation, half the population will be over 60 years of age.

 
How mortality rates have changed over time
How mortality rates have changed over time

Duration: 02:25

Jonathan Miller looks at the burial records from a London church, which show the mortality rates resulting from outbreaks of disease in the past.

 
Population density and distribution
Population density and distribution

Duration: 02:25

Why are some parts of the world more populated than others? A discussion about the meaning of population density and some of the reasons for the uneven distribution of people across the world.

 
UK population distribution
UK population distribution

Duration: 3:08

National census data has been used to create a computer-generated visualisation of UK population distribution.

 
Why are family sizes changing in the UK?
Why are family sizes changing in the UK?

Duration: 02:57

An explanation of how and why population size can decrease.

 
Why is the UK's population ageing?
Why is the UK's population ageing?

Duration: 04:58

Why is the UK's population ageing? Population pyramids are used to explain the process.

 
World population: is it out of control?
World population: is it out of control?

Duration: 01:07

An introduction to world population change and the implications of over-population.

 

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