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What is the defintion of longevity?
the increase in life expectancy over a period of time.
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define population structure
the proportion of males and females in an area, usually in the form of age distributions.
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what is the main cause for population growth?
Health
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Examples of how to measure population characteristics
fertility
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why do people have 8 or 9 children in sub saharan africa
tradition, because they wont survive and little education
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why would an MEDC have a high death rate
old age population
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which describes stage 1 on the DTM?
A period of high birth rate and death rate, both of with fluctuate. Population growth is small.
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what are the reasons for high birth rate in stage 1?
limited birth control, children are income, children are a sign of fertility
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reasons for fallling death rates in stage 2?
better health, better food, low child mortality
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what countries are in stage 3?
China, cuba and australia
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give an example of voluntary migration
the brain drain from the UK to the USA
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give an example of forced migration
The repatriation of germans into unified germany
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what is the definition of an asylum seeker?
‘the formal application by a refugee to reside in a country when they arrive in that country’.
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what can population structure be represented by
a pyramid
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what are the correct indices
The dependency ratio, The support ratio, The juvenility index, The old-age index.
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what are the shapes of the pyramids showing DTM stages
concave, pyramidal, biconcave and expanded
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give an example of a country with an ageing population
UK
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what is a problem of an ageing population?
housing resources
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name a case study of population change due to migration
poland to slough
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what is an economic cost of migration
loss of labour force
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what are the economic benefits of migration
reduced under employment
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case study of migration
india to dubai
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what are some population policies?
anti natalist, pro natalist
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name a migration control
USA- Mexico border
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what is transmigration in india
moving people to outer islands
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what is a rural case study for migration
isle of purbeck, dorset
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