Childhood, Children and Demographics

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Social Construction
Something that is created by society, constructed from social meanings and definitions.
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Demography
The study of populations.
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Natural Change
The difference in the size of a population, resulting from the difference between births and deaths.
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Birth Rate
The number of live births per 1000 of the population per year.
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Total Fertility Rate (TFR)
The average number of children that a woman would have during her lifetime.
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Death Rate
The number of deaths per 1000 of the population per year.
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Infant Mortality Rate
The number of deaths of infants under 1 year per 1000 live births.
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Life Expectancy
The number of years that a person can expect to live.
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Ageing Population
A population in which the average age is increasing.
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Childless Women
Women who do not produce children.
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Childfree Women
Women who choose not to have children as a lifestyle option.
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The study of populations.

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Demography

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The difference in the size of a population, resulting from the difference between births and deaths.

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

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The average number of children that a woman would have during her lifetime.

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