Choose a developed country in Europe or North America and a developing country with comparable population in Africa. Using reliable internet sources, create a table to display information on the major demographic variables (e.g., birth rate, death rate, infant mortality rate, growth rate, dependency ratio etc.). Compare these statistics and discuss the reasons for the differences in demographic variables between the two nations. Also compare and discuss the environmental impacts of the two nations.
Examples of reliable global population information websites include:
Population Reference Bureau <http://www.prb.org>
The World Factbook <https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/>
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