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After reading the paragraph below, answer the questions that follow.

An African family that has been displaced from their home by civil war is trying to select a new country in which to settle to gain better economic opportunities. Nigeria is a large country with rich natural resources, and the family is considering it for its new home. Among the data the family finds while researching Nigeria is the following diagram of the current age structure of the country.




The age structure data for Nigeria shows that the country has many more individuals under the age of 15 than over the age of 40. What does this imply about the future population of Nigeria?

▸ The population will probably decrease.

▸ The number of older people will probably increase rapidly.

▸ The population will probably remain stable.

▸ The population will probably grow rapidly.
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The population will probably grow rapidly.
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A month ago
After reading the paragraph below, answer the questions that follow.

An African family that has been displaced from their home by civil war is trying to select a new country in which to settle to gain better economic opportunities. Nigeria is a large country with rich natural resources, and the family is considering it for its new home. Among the data the family finds while researching Nigeria is the following diagram of the current age structure of the country.




Based on the age structure of the country, what situation would be most likely to occur over the next 20 years?

▸ strong economic gains stimulated by population growth

▸ a decreased demand for medical services due to the small number of elderly citizens

▸ an increased demand for resources based on population growth

▸ a decline in housing prices based on lack of demand
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an increased demand for resources based on population growth
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A month ago
After reading the paragraph below, answer the questions that follow.

An African family that has been displaced from their home by civil war is trying to select a new country in which to settle to gain better economic opportunities. Nigeria is a large country with rich natural resources, and the family is considering it for its new home. Among the data the family finds while researching Nigeria is the following diagram of the current age structure of the country.




Which statement about the age structure of Nigeria is true?

▸ There are approximately 8 million males in Nigeria ages 0 to 14.

▸ The population of females ages 40 to 44 is larger than the population of males ages 65 to 69.

▸ The population of males ages 15 to 19 is twice the population of females ages 5 to 9.

▸ The populations of males and females ages 0 to 4 differ in size.
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The population of females ages 40 to 44 is larger than the population of males ages 65 to 69.
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