Will saving poor children lead to overpopulation? via @Gapminder SB:@Roosloan

In this short video Professor Hans Rosling shows that people living in poverty have many children. The poor families suffer from high child mortality, and the largest population growth occurs where people are poor. When parents expect their children to survive, they decide to have fewer babies. Saving poor children is an important factor in ending both poverty and population growth. The death of children is not holding back population growth. It is one of the reason poor people still have many children.

Source: Will saving poor children lead to overpopulation? – Gapminder

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