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Comparing the Natural Increase Rate and Population Growth Rate

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According to the World Bank, Italy's Crude Birth Rate is 9 per 1,000 and its Crude Death Rate is 10 per 1,000. The Natural Increase Rate is -1%. Yet its annual population growth is 1.2%.

What accounts for the difference between the two figures?

A

Positive Net Migration

B

Negative Net Migration

C

Population diebacks

D

Demographic Momentum

E

The World Bank collected inaccurate data