Definitions of Population

  • Created by: Sharon
  • Created on: 15-04-15 13:02
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  • Population Definitions
    • Birth Rate
      • Number of live births in a year per 1000 population
    • Death Rate
      • Number of deaths in a year per 1000 population
    • Rate of natural increase
      • Number of people in a year by which population increases or decreases per 1000 population
    • Doubling Time
      • Time it takes for a population to double
    • Infant mortality rate
    • Life expectancy
    • Dependency ratio
      • Proportion of population not in work who depend on those in work (%)
    • Total fertility rate
      • average number of children expected to be born to a woman over lifetime
    • Replacement level
      • Number of children needed per couple to maintain population size


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