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1

what is this case study about

GROWING POPULATION

2

Fertility

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

3

Birth rate

Birth rate is 40 per 1000

4

Infant mortality

Infant mortality is 73 per 1000

5

Religion

Many Gambians are Muslim
-women aren't allowed in mosques

6

How to calculate the dependency ratio

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

x100= dependency ratio