Some Implications of Population Growth on the Economic Development of Nigeria: 1952-1982

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This is a demographic study of Nigeria between 1952-1982. Relationships between population growth and economic development are described in detail. Comparisons are made of demographic growth in Nigeria with other developing countries, particularly those in Africa. Population pressure, the condition of the rural areas, and some internal and external population problems are discussed in length. The government's position and the public view on population control and family planning programs are also examined. Current programs of family limitation are discussed and evaluated. The study concludes with recommendations for solutions. Emphasis is placed on the need for immediate recognition and action. Various ... continued below

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Oparanozie, Nnamdi Pat August 1984.

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This is a demographic study of Nigeria between 1952-1982. Relationships between population growth and economic development are described in detail. Comparisons are made of demographic growth in Nigeria with other developing countries, particularly those in Africa. Population pressure, the condition of the rural areas, and some internal and external population problems are discussed in length. The government's position and the public view on population control and family planning programs are also examined. Current programs of family limitation are discussed and evaluated. The study concludes with recommendations for solutions. Emphasis is placed on the need for immediate recognition and action. Various solutions, particularly education, are evaluated.

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Oparanozie, Nnamdi Pat. Some Implications of Population Growth on the Economic Development of Nigeria: 1952-1982, thesis, August 1984; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504249/: accessed August 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .