MALTHUS THEORY OF HUMAN POPULATION GROWTH

MALTHUS THEORY

MALTHUS THEORY OF HUMAN POPULATION GROWTH

Rameshwar singh jayas / October 12, 2018

MALTHUS THEORY OF HUMAN POPULATION GROWTH ………

 

MALTHUS THEORY:-

THOMAS ROBERT MALTHUS, a great British political economist states the human population problem. He pace this argument in 3 simple premises …

MALTHUS THEORY

 

1) Food is necessary for people to survive.

2)There should be equal ratio between male & female to continue next generation.

3)The power of population growth is indefinitely greater then the power of earth to sustain life.

 

 

 

On the basis of these assumption Malthus proposed these theory of human population growth.Following are the main points of this theory:-

 

MALTHUS THEORY

*Population grows in geometrical progression whereas the means  that support population growth only in arithmetic ratio.

*The faster the growth of population then it’s requirement creates an imbalance between the two.

*When the imbalance between the two reaches to a certain limit, environmental factors such as malnutrition ,epidemic of a disease, flood, etc. reduced the population to a size, the available resources can support.

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