Resources- What are They?
World and American Demographics
• The following slides provide a snapshot of the population and its effects on global
society, communities, families and individuals.
• With each slide information, contemplate its impact on you and society.
History of World Population Growth
• World Population has greatly increased within the past century
US Population Growth
• The United States has high fertility rates (annual number of births per thousand
population), and in addition has high immigration, both legal and illegal.
• As a result, the population growth rate is expected to remain constant for the foreseeable
Population Projections in US
World Immigration Trends
• + countries projected to see immigration increase
• 0 countries where immigration will remain constant
• - countries where immigration will decrease
World Fertility Rate
• 7-8 Children /woman
• 6-7 Children / woman
• 5-6 Children / woman
• 4-5 Children / woman
• 3-4 Children / woman
• 2-3 Children / woman
• 1-2 Children / woman
• 0-1 Children / woman
US Birth Rates are Declining
• 17.6 births/1,000 population (in the first half of the 1930’s)
• 14.20 births/1,000 population in 2007 • 13.5 births/1000 population in 2010
o 11.6 for non-Hispanic whites
o 16.5 for non-Hispanic blacks
o 4.8 for American Indians
o 6.5 for Asians
o 23.4 for Hispanics
World Infant Mortality Rate as of 2012
World Age Expectancy
• As of 2015, Monaco has the highest life expectancy at 89.52 years.
• Chad has the lowest life expectancy at 49.81 years
Types of Families
Households with Six Figure Incomes
Poorest Areas in US
• Typically the poorest areas in the US are in the South.
• Mississippi is the poorest while Maryland is the wealthiest (as of 2015).
• Oregon County is the poorest