China's population grew rapidly from 1949 to 1980 due to high birth rates and low death rates, according to Asia for Educators from Columbia University. The 2010 Chinese census put the population at 1.34 billion, as repo... More »

China's population has continued to grow due to a large border and a continued modernization that has seen an increase in living standards and immigration, as well as a decrease in infant mortality rates. China has the w... More »

The Great Wall of China is famous because it is an architectural feat of ancient China that is also the longest man-made wall in the world. The main purpose for building this structure was as a defensive fortification ag... More »

China's so-called one child policy has had the effect of drastically reducing the birth rate and controlling population growth while causing distress and disruption at the personal level. China formally announced plans t... More »

The crude birth rate is calculated by dividing the number of the total population by the number of births in one year, according to Columbia University. The CBR of a population can be used to assign a stage of developmen... More »

Of Earth's seven continents, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe and Oceania, Antarctica has the fewest number of nations because it has no native population. South America supports 12 nations,... More »

China's population has continued to grow due to a large border and a continued modernization that has seen an increase in living standards and immigration, as well as a decrease in infant mortality rates. China has the w... More »