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Birth Rate
The number of babies born per 1000 people per year.
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Death Rate
The number of deaths per 1000 people per year.
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Natural Change
The difference between birth rate and death rate.
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Natural Increase
The birth rate exceeds the death rate.
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Natural Decrease
The death rate exceeds the birth rate.
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Old Dependents
Above 65 who depend on taxpayers to fund their services.
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Young Dependents
Under 14 who depend on taxpayers to fund their services.
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Economically Active
14-64 year olds who work, earn money, contribute to pensions and pay income tax.
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Child Dependency Ratio
The number of children in relation to the number of economically active, usually expressed as a ratio.
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Push Factor
A reason why a person would want to leave the country.
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Pull Factor
A reason why a person would want to move to a country.
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Direct
A job within tourism.
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Indirect
A job that services tourism.
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Tourist
Someone who travels away from home for at least one night.
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Tourism
Requires travel away from home for at least one night.
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Mass Tourism
Tourism on a large scale to one country or region.
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Extreme Tourism
Involves dangerous landscapes to which access is limited.
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Ecotourism
Tourism that does little or no damage to the natural environment and local community.
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Sustainable
Meeting the needs of the present population without damaging the environment and local community for future generations.
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Conservation
The careful and planned use of resources in order to manage and maintain the natural environment for future generations.
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Stewardship
The personal responsibility for looking after the environment. No one should damage the present or future environment.
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Standard of living
The economic level of a person's daily life.
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Quality of life
The measure of people's well being using only social measures.
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The number of deaths per 1000 people per year.

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Death Rate

Card 3

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The difference between birth rate and death rate.

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Card 4

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The birth rate exceeds the death rate.

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Card 5

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The death rate exceeds the birth rate.

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