Geography AS
posted by Sam .
Why is the distribution of the worlds Population uneven?
please could somebody point me in the right direction, it would be a big help. thank you!

Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Because you asked the question "why" the following may help you:
http://cnx.org/content/m12171/latest/
It takes a few minutes for this site to download (Adobe) but it's very interesting about the diversity of population worldwide:
www.census.gov/population/cen2000/atlas/censr01104.p. 
Most people live in regions where there are abundant natural resources such as water and fertile soil. Deserts, the Sahara in northern Africa and much of Australia, for example, cannot support many people. Also note this map. Why is population so sparse in the far northern regions of the Earth?
http://soils.usda.gov/use/worldsoils/mapindex/popden.jpg
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