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Ka-pi96 said:
Flilix said:

That's mostly the case in Africa. The richer a country is, the less children people usually get.

I think it's more to do with development than wealth. I know here in England 2-3 generations ago families were still very large, and we were probably richer in comparison to the rest of the world back then than we are now. Although that said we still have some very large families on account of people abusing the overly generous welfare system.

That's because condoms and other ways of birth control weren't very common yet before World War 2. In third world countries, most people still don't have the money and possibilities to buy these things.



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Flilix said:
Ka-pi96 said:

I think it's more to do with development than wealth. I know here in England 2-3 generations ago families were still very large, and we were probably richer in comparison to the rest of the world back then than we are now. Although that said we still have some very large families on account of people abusing the overly generous welfare system.

That's because condoms and other ways of birth control weren't very common yet before World War 2. In third world countries, most people still don't have the money and possibilities to buy these things.

It's not just money. There's also that pope guy trying to brainwash Africa into hating contraception.



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I grew up an only child but I do have a brother and technically a sister. Sister same dad different mom. My brother same mom different father. Not seen or heard from my sister in 20 years, so I often forget she exists TBH. Brother is much older than me and works for CBS in LA.



















I worked for SEGA in the 90s....then they killed me off.



Only a sister, she's 2 years older than me (25)



I have 5.

3 sisters, 2 brothers. If you include me then we have an even split of boys and girls.



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Ka-pi96 said:
Flilix said:

That's because condoms and other ways of birth control weren't very common yet before World War 2. In third world countries, most people still don't have the money and possibilities to buy these things.

It's not just money. There's also that pope guy trying to brainwash Africa into hating contraception.

Sure, it isn't just money, but money is the most important factor. Even in countries with a constitution based on religion, contraconception is now (partially) legal.



2 step-sisters. One in Montreal, one in Vancouver. Haven't seen either of them since 1998. The golden age of rock.



Chinese food for breakfast

 

Ka-pi96 said:
Flilix said:

That's mostly the case in Africa. The richer a country is, the less children people usually get.

I think it's more to do with development than wealth. I know here in England 2-3 generations ago families were still very large, and we were probably richer in comparison to the rest of the world back then than we are now. Although that said we still have some very large families on account of people abusing the overly generous welfare system.

Actually, I think it tends to be the opposite. Most of the countries with higher birthrates don't really have any safety nets, so they have to rely on their children to take care of them if something goes wrong or they get old instead as the state won't help them.



1/2 or one half sibling.



VGPolyglot said:
Ka-pi96 said:

I think it's more to do with development than wealth. I know here in England 2-3 generations ago families were still very large, and we were probably richer in comparison to the rest of the world back then than we are now. Although that said we still have some very large families on account of people abusing the overly generous welfare system.

Actually, I think it tends to be the opposite. Most of the countries with higher birthrates don't really have any safety nets, so they have to rely on their children to take care of them if something goes wrong or they get old instead as the state won't help them.

I was referring specifically to the UK and all those chav families that are too lazy to work so pop out 10 kids quick, claim child support for all of them and end up having significantly more money than the average working household.



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