Malthus in his first essay titled  ” Essay on population 1798 ” stated that, if  human being are not checked in their natural form, that human population will grow at a geometrical progression while food production increases at arithmetical progression.
now lets look at the event that proves him wrong


  • The discoveries of new world that provided new settlement.
  • The industrial revolution that occured in Europe led to the production of endless articles for people consumption.
  • medical improvement helped ton prolong human lives and render positive checks of population untenable.
  • Agrarian revolution provided more food to all parts of Europe including the new world.
  • Strict adherence to the views of THOMAS MALTHUS led to under-population in many countries of the world.