Factors affecting birth rate in population

Factors affecting birth rate. Early marriage: In many communities people encourage early marriage and this gives rise to increase in population as many children are being given birth to.

Desire for large families: In most communities, people tend to have many children as this places them in a special class. To achieve this, they will go ahead to marry many wives.

Religious belief: While certain religion, e.g. Christianity, discourages polygamy, others like Islam encourage the marrying of many wives that will give birth to many children.

Improved medical services: As a result of improved medical services, death rate
has reduced while birth rate has been boosted.

Government aids: Where the government increases the aids it gives to people, families are encouraged to have more children thereby increasing the population.

Improved standard of living: Improved standard of living encourages men to marry more wives thereby increasing birth rate.

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