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prospects of economic development in Nigeria under the conditions of rapid population growth

P. Olufemi Olusanya

prospects of economic development in Nigeria under the conditions of rapid population growth

by P. Olufemi Olusanya

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Published by Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research in Ibadan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria -- Population.,
    • Nigeria -- Economic conditions -- 1970-

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 202-206.

      Statementby P. Olufemi Olusanya & Donald E. Pursell.
      ContributionsPursell, Donald E., 1920-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB3666.7.A3 O48 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 206 p. :
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3061110M
      ISBN 109781810092
      LC Control Number82156982

      Population growth is the increase in the number of individuals in a human population growth amounts to around 83 million annually, or % per year. The global population has grown from 1 billion in to billion in It is expected to keep growing, and estimates have put the total population at billion by mid, billion by mid and billion by. many languages; urban development; the rate of urbanization in African countries ranges from 40% to 70% with a strong growth in metropolises with more than one million inhabitants that are beset at varying degrees by the rapid growth of impoverished suburbs, as well as deficiencies in infrastructure, public transportation and basic urban Size: KB.

      Derived from total population. Population source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: Revision, (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Olusanya, P.O. and Pursell, D.E. (), The Prospects of Economic Development in Nigeria Under Conditions of Rapid Population Growth, Ibadan, The Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research.

      between population growth and economic development. Herrin and Pernia () noted that there has been a remarkable population growth in the Philippines since the s. They argued that, given structural weaknesses in the economy, the rapid population growth seemed to have exacerbated the unemployment problemFile Size: 2MB.   Population Growth and Economic Development LEARN IN G OBJECTIVES 1. Explain the relationship between population growth and the rate of increase in per capita income. 2. Summarize Thomas Malthus’s reasoning that led to the concept of a Malthusian trap, and explain why his dire predictions have not occurred in many countries in modern times. 3.


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Prospects of economic development in Nigeria under the conditions of rapid population growth by P. Olufemi Olusanya Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The prospects of economic development in Nigeria under the conditions of rapid population growth.

[P Olufemi Olusanya; Donald E Pursell]. This paper examined Nigeria’s Population Policies of and It pinpointed on the policies issues, challenges and prospects. It explained the achievements and weaknesses of the policies. • Relationship between population growth and economic development – Population tends to grow at a geometric rate, doubling every 30 to 40 years – Food supplies only expand at an arithmetic rate due to diminishing returns to land (fixed factor) – Hence, fall in per capita food production (or per capita incomes) to.

population growth and depressed economic performance is strongest among the poorest nations of the developing world, and that the effect on this group extends back through the s and s.

The growth of gross domestic product can be constrained by high dependency ratios, which result when rapid population growth produces large proportionsFile Size: KB. The annual report highlights economic prospects and projections for the continent as a whole and for each of the 54 countries.

Africa’s economic growth continues to strengthen, reaching an estimated percent inabout the same as in and up percentage points from the percent in The World Economic Situation and Prospects is a joint Under-Secretary-General for Economic dimensions of sustainable development.

Inglobal economic growth is estimated to have. The major function responsible for the rapid increase in the population of the country is the relatively high fertility level as portrayed by a total fertility rate of about life – birth per woman in the s having seen from theoretical and empirical view that the population growth is an impediment to the economic growth and development.

responses that rapid population growth requires. That is why rapid population growth is, above all, a development problem. discussion of the effects of population growth on countries, this chapter will touch on a theme intro-duced in Chapter 4: the implications of.

RAPID POPULATION GROWTH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA Lawanson Olukemi. I., Ph.D Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Lagos, Nigeria ABSTRACT The human race is faced with an increasing number of resource management and environmental Size: KB.

Nigerian population growth and its implications for economic development. Okpala AO. PIP: The population of Nigeria is growing at a rate of %/year indicating a doubling of the population every 22 years. Demographers estimated the population to be 91, in Cited by: 7. Third, population growth and urbanization go together, and economic development is closely correlated with urbanization.

Rich countries are urban countries. No country has ever reached high income levels with low urbanization. Population growth increases density and, together with rural-urban migration, creates higher urban agglomeration.

And. ABUJA, J – Nigeria’s short-term economic outlook has improved in and prospects for continued growth and macroeconomic stability are good in light of increased revenues to the federation, stable foreign reserves and an augmented fiscal reserve fund, according to a new World Bank Nigeria Economic Report (NER) also highlights two remaining risks to the country’s.

ADVERTISEMENTS: Population Growth and Economic Development of a Country. When population grows faster than GNP, the standard of living of the people does not improve.

In fact rapid population growth has been obstructing economic growth in developing countries like India where since population has been growing at a relatively high rate. In Table [ ].

IMPACT OF POPULATION GROWTH ON UNEMPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA: AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS. ABSTRACT. Economists overtime have attributed population explosion as one of the chief causes of unemployment in developing economies.

This study examines the impact of population growth on unemployment rate in Nigeria between and ADVERTISEMENTS: Population is both the ‘means’ and the ‘end’ of economic activities. In fact, population growth and economic development are closely related to each other.

The influence of population growth upon economic development of a country has always been a point of attraction. Adam Smith wrote, “The annual labour of every nation is the fund [ ]. An increase in a nation’s income can be expected to slow its rate of population growth.

Hong Kong, for example, has enjoyed dramatic gains in income since the s. Its birth rate and rate of population growth have fallen by over half during that time.

But if economic development can slow population growth, it can also increase it. Munich Personal RePEc Archive The role of population on economic growth and development: evidence from developing countries Atanda, Akinwande A.

and Aminu, Salaudeen B. and Alimi, Olorunfemi Y. Datatric Research Consulting, Nigeria. 4 March Online at MPRA Paper No. posted 11 Apr UTCFile Size: KB. A cross-sectional analysis gives no clear indications: today population growth and economic growth seem randomly associated; in addition, variations in population growth (ranging from 1 to 4 percent over the period ) are small relative to variations in economic growth (from.

The expansion is related to population growth and to demand for economic growth and higher standards of living, despite some economies in energy use per unit GNP. The underlying pace of economic growth in the United States remains steady, and on track to average per cent per annum inin line with projections in the World economic.

Nigeria - Current economic position and prospects: Summary and conclusions (English) Abstract. Based on provisional estimates of the major macro-economic indicators, discusses Nigeria's economic performance in the post-civil war years ; examines current trends in the government's development policies and internal and external financial position.become available, rapid population growth has exerted a significant negative effect on economic growth in developing countries (see, for example Birdsall and Sinding (), Barro and Sala-i-Martin (), Sachs (), and Headey and Hodge ()).File Size: KB.While Nigeria has made some progress in socio-economic terms in recent years, its human capital development remains weak due to under-investment and the country ranked of countries in the World Bank’s Human Capital Index.

Furthermore, the country continues to face massive developmental challenges, which include the need to reduce.