Demography

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Population
The number of people inhabiting a specified area or space, as measured by some kind of census.
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Census
A survey every 10 years to gather information on the population to help with social planning.
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Demography
The study of the characteristics of the human populations, such as its size, growth and vital statistics.
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Fertility rate
The ratio of live births and is expressed per 1000 population per year.
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Mortality rate
The ratio of deaths and is expressed per 1000 population per year.
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Immigration
The migration into a place or a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there.
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Burden of Dependency
The working population has to pay more tax and National Insurance to support those unable to work and provide the services they need.
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Dependency ratio
How many young people (under 16) and older people (over 64) depend on those of working age (16 to 64).
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Infant mortality rate
Death rate during the first year of life.
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Replacement level
The number of births per woman required to replace the existing population.
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Ageism
Stereotyping against individuals because of their age.
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A survey every 10 years to gather information on the population to help with social planning.

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Census

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The study of the characteristics of the human populations, such as its size, growth and vital statistics.

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The ratio of live births and is expressed per 1000 population per year.

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The ratio of deaths and is expressed per 1000 population per year.

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