Global Trends & Global Statistics
Global Trends & Global Statistics geography 1100
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Wednesday September 2 2015 Global Statistics 1 World population a 72 billion people on earth b Time of rapid population growth c Rate of natural increase comparing births and deaths i 11 growth 1 In 65 years the population will double if everything stays the same ii Best way to limit the populationnumber of births is TV d Global population is on the young side i 13 of the planet is 20 years old or younger e The planets population is evenly split rural and urban i First time ever f Population is unevenly distributed i Very populated eastern Asia Europe and eastern America ii Under populated Canada the amazon Australia Russia 2 Population by world region a Most population We in Asia almost 23 of the population b Africa has the highest growth rate i Europe has the most population problem due to increase c North Popof the Birth Life urban world to expecta death ncy ratio Asia 428 58 1 71 47 Africa 14B19 22 59 45 Lat 595M 8 12 75 79 Ameri ca Europ 53OM7 0 78 72 e North 345M5 5 79 79 Ameri ca Oceani 37M5 11 77 67 a America has the highest life expectancy Europe and Lat America seem to be the most similar 0 e North America is also similar with Europe except with population Monday August 31 2015 Wednesday September 2 2015 Global Trends 115 1 Increasing use of the internet a In the US 85 of Americans regularly use the internet the 15 are mostly older or younger people b Much of the world is struggling to access the Internet Ex Africa middle east and Asia 2 Places and regions continue to matter a Everywhere is very different 3 World leadership will still come from industrial companies a Strong in the big four i Trade ii Technology iii Production iv Military 4 Infrastructure is necessary to support the big four a If you want to be strong in trade you have to make sure you have stuff to trade b Military is needed for protection c Brics growing countries To watch list world leaders i Brail ii Russia iii India iv China v South Africa 5 Movement a Forced migration threatened to move b Voluntary migration choice ex Economics i People in the US who voluntarily move the most 1 Senior citizens 6580 years old 2 Young adults 18 35 years old 6 English will continue to be the dominant language of the world a Is not the most spoken language in the world i Chinese and Spanish b Important due to the business world i Used to improve their future 7 Increasingly people will retain their local identity a Localizationglobalization is the process of places becoming more alike due to economics b People don39t like globalization Even though it39s frequent Ex McDonalds target Starbucks i People like the unique parts of their towns 8 People around the world are less afraid of protest a There are more protests today then any other time in history b Protests revolve around i Globalization people want to preserve their towns Don39t like change ii Economics poor working conditions 9 More societies will adopt capitalism a Is an economic system to construct their economy Monday August 31 2015 Wednesday September 2 2015 10More democracies will be created a Political system to structure politics i Voting 11Capitaism and democracy will not necessarily go handinhand a Yes both are increasing but not at the same time b McDonalds law countries that both have McDonalds restaurants will not declare war on each other i Countries with similar economies tend to get along rather then ones with similar politics 12Privacy will continue to be reduced worldwide a Due to technology i As technology improves the amount of privacy decreases ii Examples 1 Calling 911 now gives your exact location a Always tracking your phone amp location 2 a If your employeruniversity gives you a address they can legally read your email 3 Club cards a All the information gets sold All your habits are collected and analyzed 4 Social media a Debate can potential employer ask for you social media account information 5 Dronessatellites 13Food securityinsecurity will continue to grow a People are becoming more concerned about food and water supply b Food poisoning is at an all time high i Greens then chicken are the top two causes 14Use of fossil fuels now at the highest levels ever a Green economy i Taking awhile to grow b Places with oil and natural ass are more important i North Dakota Russia c Resources are very distributed 15The average temperature will slowly rise a 19401970 the earth was getting cooler i Global cooling b Since the 19705 the world has gotten warmer i Shown to continue to get warmer C Is it a cycle d With global warming comes global drying i Planet has heated causing places to become dryer