Definition of underpopulation in English:

underpopulation

noun

  • See underpopulated

    • ‘Here in Britain, we have heard a lot over the years about the problems of overpopulation in developing countries but very little about the very real danger of underpopulation in the developed lands.’
    • ‘An alternative conceptual approach to identifying over- or underpopulation, which could be applied empirically, is to compare marginal social versus private costs and benefits.’
    • ‘She adds that the underpopulation is hardly across the board: while her own ninth-grade classes are small, several 10th-grade classes run between 30 and 35.’