how does age structure affect the growth rate of a population

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how does the age structure affect the growth rate of a population

Jun 2nd, 2015

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The age structure determines potential for future growth of specific age groups, as well as the total population. 

thus, in this case;  equal age distribution = very slow, steady growth
large % of children and teenagers = very rapid growth.............there is a powerful built-in momentum to increase in population size. 

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