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1
Q

what is this case study about

A

GROWING POPULATION

2
Q

Fertility

A

Women have very little say in how many kids they can have

3
Q

Birth rate

A

Birth rate is 40 per 1000

4
Q

Infant mortality

A

Infant mortality is 73 per 1000

5
Q

Religion

A

Many Gambians are Muslim

-women aren’t allowed in mosques

6
Q

How to calculate the dependency ratio

A

(%under 15) + (%over 64)
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% of working age

x100= dependency ratio