Roughly half the countries around the world experience low fertility rates, and some get pretty creative in how they encourage procreation.


While many countries have anti-natalist policies (policies to discourage more births), other countries with declining populations have pro-natalist policies in an attempt to increase fertility rates.  While not an exhaustive list, this list gives a few more examples that teachers can use to show how countries in stage 4 of the demographic transition are dealing with declining fertility rates.  



Tags: declining populations, population, demographic transition model, modelsunit 2 population.