084f2db8c6 A simplification of the DTM theory proposes an initial decline in mortality followed by a later drop in fertility. Footnotes. Stage Three. ^ a b "Warren Thompson". These challenges, linked to configurations of population and the dynamics of distribution, inevitably raise the issue of town and country planning. This change in population occurred in north-western Europe during the 19th century due to the Industrial Revolution. Increasing literacy and employment lowers the uncritical acceptance of childbearing and motherhood as measures of the status of women. Some countries, particularly African countries, appear to be stalled in the second stage due to stagnant development and the effect of AIDS.
^ Landry, Adolphe (December 1987). In New Orleans, mortality remained so high (mainly due to yellow fever) that the city was characterized as the "death capital of the United States" - at the level of 50 per 1000 population or higher - well into the second half of the 19th century.. Greenwood and Seshadri (2002) show that from 1800 to 1940 there was a demographic shift from a mostly rural US population with high fertility, with an average of seven children born per white woman, to a minority (43%) rural population with low fertility, with an average of two births per white woman. ^ "India vs China vs USA vs World". References. Stage Two. Population growth begins to level off. In recent decades more work has been done on developing the social mechanisms behind it.. "The demographic transition," IUSSP Liege International Population Conference.