The population of the UK

Demographic trends in the UK

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  • The population of the UK
    • Increasing population
      • 59.8 million people in 2004
      • grew steadily between 1971 and 2003
    • The birth rate
      • refers to the number of deaths per 1000 of the population over a year
    • The fertility rate
      • refers to the number of live births per 1000 women aged 15 to 44 over one year
    • The death rate
      • refers to the number of death per 1000 of the population over the course of a year
    • Migration
      • refers to the number of people entering the UK - immigration - and the number leaving - emigration

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