Geography - Population Change

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Ageing Population
An area with lots of elderly people
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Baby Boom
An increase in the birth rate, often after a war
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Birth Rate
The number of babies born each year for every 1,000 people
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Contraception
A means of stopping pregnancy from happening
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Death Rate
The number of people who die each year for every 1,000 people
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Demographic Transition Model
'Population Change Model'. The model is based on what happened to the birth and death rates in Western European countries
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Demography
The study of population
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Disincentive
A reason to discourage someone
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Ethnic
A group of people with a common national or cultural tradition
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Fertility Rate
The average number of children each women in a population will have
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Global Population
The population of the world
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Grey Boom
The rapid rise in the number of elderly people
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Grey Pound
The spending power of the elderly population
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Incentive
An encouragement to do something
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Natural Decrease In Population
Occurs if the death rate of a country is higher than the birth rate
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Occupational Structure
The percentage of people who work in the different sectors of industry
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Population Density
A measurement of the number of people in an area, usually expressed as people per square kilometre
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Population Distribution
The pattern of where people live
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Residential Care Homes
Places where elderly people can pay to live in and be looked after
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Shanty Towns
An unplanned settlement often without any services
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Urbanisation
The growth in the proportion of people living in towns and cities
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Youthful Population
An area with lots of young people, under the age of 30 years
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Relief
Height of the land
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Pro-Natalist
To increase more births
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Anti-Natalist
To stop/decrease birth rates
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An increase in the birth rate, often after a war

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Baby Boom

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The number of babies born each year for every 1,000 people

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A means of stopping pregnancy from happening

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The number of people who die each year for every 1,000 people

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