expanding population

expanding population

[ik′spand·iŋ ‚päp·yə′lā·shən]
(ecology)
A population containing a large proportion of young individuals.
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As demand reaches an unprecedented level, an expanding population and a growing industry sector are placing more pressure on Egypts power supply capacity.
Propelled by a rapidly expanding population, the Middle East's education industry is growing at a phenomenal pace.
Lion attacks are not common, but as Kenya's capital enjoys a boom in apartment and road construction, an expanding population centre is putting heavy pressure on Kenya's famed wildlife, especially its big cats.
This year's event takes place on Thursday and will concentrate on how women have been the cornerstone of the farming industry in Northumberland and how food production has evolved to keep up with an expanding population.
Addressing a seminar held at local hotel under the aegis of district population welfare department here, MPA Dr Najma Afzal, Principal Government College for Women Peoples Colony Nasim Bashir, DO health Dr Asif Shahzad, DO Population Welfare Dr Farkhanda Almas, Incharge FHC Allied Hospital Dr Adiba Anwar and others urged for expanding population welfare programme at grass root level and awareness programmes to achieve its positive results.
She said: "This is not cause for celebration as numbers have not gone up by enough to match demands of ageing and expanding population or requirements on primary care to do more of the workloads.
The sector's sustained growth - supported by government policies, an expanding population and economic prosperity, has boosted the demand for construction material, equipments and services in the Kingdom.
Consequently, we consider that the strong growth in sector premiums is likely being driven by the demographics of an expanding population.
I remember a short while ago that we had to build 40,000 new houses in Cardiff for its expanding population.
It means GDP per head - a measure which takes into account that the nation's wealth is shared by an expanding population - has now caught up with pre-crisis levels at the start of 2008.
Many foreign companies that are investing in Nigeria are specifically attracted by improvements in headline indicators and motivated by low penetration rates in a rapidly expanding population.
The Middle East also has an expanding population of young people with plenty of spending power.