- the force exerted by a growing population upon its environment, resulting in dispersal or reduction of the population.
Origin of population pressure
First recorded in 1930–35
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Why are the means of regulating families made known to us if we are not to use them when population-pressure becomes acute?Modern marriage and how to bear it
Maud Churton Braby