Population All of the people or animals who live in a particular country or place.
Population Density The average number of people per square kilometre (km).
Population Increase An increase in the number of people or animals in a particular country or place.
Ageing Population Where the average age of a population increases.
Natural Increase When the death rate is higher tan the birth rate.
Migration Balance The number of people leaving an area and the number of people entering the grounds of an area.
Internal Migration Migrating between the same area.
Birth Rate Number of people who are born in an area per 1,000, per year.
Death Rate Number of people who die in an area per 1000 per year.
Life Expectancy The average age at which a country's citizens are likely to die.
Infant Mortality The death of a child under 1 year of age.
Zero Growth Where no increase in population takes place as the birth and death rates are exacly eaqual.
Infrastructure The basic facilities, services and installations that are needed for the basic fuinction of society.
LEDC Less economically developed country.
MEDC More economically developed country.
NIC Newly industrialised country.
TNC Trans-National Co-Operation e.g. WAL*MART