Are large populations a blessing or a curse for a nation?

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  1. sabu singh profile image83
    sabu singhposted 9 years ago

    Are large populations a blessing or a curse for a nation?

    China, India and Brazil are examples of how large populations can turn out to be a blessing for a country. But is it really so simple?

  2. premsingh profile image61
    premsinghposted 9 years ago

    In my view, large populations are never a blessing for a nation. You need great resources to cater needs  of such a large population.They can be blessing for MNC's who may establish manufacturing units in such countries to take advantage of cheaper labor costs. Another argument may be in favor of NRI's who are earning foreign currency and sending it to native country. But what happens to such earners in the event of recession.

  3. Kebennett1 profile image59
    Kebennett1posted 9 years ago

    Large populations in a Nation create many different challenges. Homelessness, food shortages, the spread of disease, overcrowding, water shortages, depleated natural resources, pollution, trash, ethnic diversity which generally causes racial crimes, traffic, and an increase in total crime. I am sure I missed a lot! But it also adds to the many diverse arts, music, foods, clothing, sports, dance, etc...

  4. profile image0
    TypingTornadoposted 9 years ago

    are you truly that insane?

    your parents and you must never have heard of zero population growth.  just go ahead and destroy the planet.  good grief can we please have some intelligent people here?

  5. rmshdc profile image61
    rmshdcposted 9 years ago

    Challenges apart, large population is a blessing in disguise of curse.  More and more corporate houses are learning the hard way that Human Resouce is the single larges important factor for success.

    I invite you to read "imaging india" by nandan nilekani.  the large population of India is actually an asset.

  6. soni2006 profile image79
    soni2006posted 9 years ago

    Population - a symbol of power

        Nowadays, it is a fashion to
    indicate or symbolize population with poverty, but I think this is
    oversimplification. If this was true, the most populated country China would
    have been very poor and the least... read more

  7. dabeaner profile image56
    dabeanerposted 9 years ago

    "China, India and Brazil are examples of how large populations can turn out to be a blessing for a country."  You have got to be kidding.  What are you smoking?

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