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Birth Rate

The number of live births per 1000 of the population per year. 

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Death Rate

The number of deaths per 1000 of the population per year.

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Total fertility rate

The average number of children a woman wil have during her fertile years. This is defined as 15-44.

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Infant mortality rate

The number of infants who die under the age of 1, per 1000 live births per year.

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Net migration

The difference between the number of immigrants entering a country and the number of emmigrants leaving a country.

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Natural change

The difference between the number of births and the number of death in a population, resulting in either a natural increase or a natural decrease.

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Movement out of an area or society

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The movement out of an area or society.

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The study of population, including birth, death, fertility and infant mortality rates. The immigration and emmigation and the reasons for these.

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Dependency ratio

The relationship between the size of the working population and the non-working or dependant population.

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