[Population problems in Latin America].

  • S Faissol
  • Published 1990 in
    Revista geografica del Instituto Panamericano de…
Accelerated urban growth is one of the main impediments to rapid development in Latin America. Birth rates are closely tied to development, and improved living standards in urban areas induce migration to cities. The Brazilian urban population exceeded 70% of the total population in 1980, while rural population declined. During the period of 1950-70 high… CONTINUE READING