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Boatster_McBoat t1_jd3q0vl wrote

Strong correlation between low income and high infant mortality. Strong correlation between high infant mortality and high birth rates. Search YouTube for Hans Rosling ... Some incredible (and hopeful) videos on this sort of data


Gargomon251 t1_jd3r32q wrote

But if they're dying it should be canceling out the population boom


Boatster_McBoat t1_jd3tsiw wrote

Birth rate overcompensates for higher infant mortality. As infant mortality drops, birth rate drops and population growth slows.

Seriously check out a Hans Rosling video it will blow your mind.

Here's one to get you started