How did the population of Western Europe change in the 17th – 18th centuries? What were the reasons for these changes?

In 1600, about 111 million people lived in Europe, in 1700 – 125 million, in 1750 – 146 million, in 1800 – 195 million.
The increase in population was associated with an increase in life expectancy. In agriculture, labor productivity grew, albeit slowly. Through constant innovation, yields have increased in many countries. People began to eat better, take more care of children, the elderly and the sick.

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