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  • Created on: 19-12-16 13:28
Natural Decrease
The death rate exceeds the birth rate.
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Zero Growth
A population in balance. The birth rate is equal to the death rate so there is no growth or decrease.
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Exponential Growth
A pattern where the growth rate constantly increases - often shown as a J-curve graph.
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Birth Rate
Number of babies born per 1,000 people per year.
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Death Rate
Number of deaths per 1,00 people per year.
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Natural Change
The difference between birth rate and death rate expressed as a %.
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Natural Increase
The birth rate exceeds the death rate.
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Literacy Rate
The % of people who can read and write sufficiently to function in work and society.
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Newly Industrialising Countries (NICs)
Countries that are becoming wealthier, usually because they have started to make products and offer services to other countries.
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Child Mortality
Number of children that die under 5, per 1,000 live births.
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Gross Domestic Product
The total value of goods and services produced by a country in a year divided by its total population.
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Country of origin
The country from which a migration starts.
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Migration
The movement of people from one permanent home to another, with the intention of staying at least a year. this may be national migration or international migration.
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Immigrant
Someone entering a new country with the intention of living there.
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Infant Mortality
The number of babies that die under one year, per 1,000 live births.
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Economic Migrant
Someone trying to improve their standards of living, who moves voluntarily.
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Card 2

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A population in balance. The birth rate is equal to the death rate so there is no growth or decrease.

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Zero Growth

Card 3

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A pattern where the growth rate constantly increases - often shown as a J-curve graph.

Back

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Card 4

Front

Number of babies born per 1,000 people per year.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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Number of deaths per 1,00 people per year.

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