Population Change

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Ageing Population
Increasing percentage of old people (aged 65 or over)
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Birth Rate
Number of live births per 1000 population per year
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Death Rate
Number of deaths per 1000 population per year
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Dependancy Ratio
Relationship between people of working and non-working ages
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Immigration
Movement of people into a country from another country
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Life Expectancy
Average number of years that a new-born child can expect to live
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Migration
Movement of people either into or out of an area
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Natural Decrease
Death rate higher than birth rate, altering population
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Natural Increase
Birth rate higher than death rate, growing population
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Population Policy
National plan for population change (either to lower or increase birth rates)
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Population Structure
The make-up (age and sex) of a population, usually shown in a population pyramid
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Push and Pull Factors
Circumstances that attract or drive people to migrate
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Refugee
Person forced to flee from their country or place of residence
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Number of live births per 1000 population per year

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Birth Rate

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Number of deaths per 1000 population per year

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Card 4

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Relationship between people of working and non-working ages

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Card 5

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Movement of people into a country from another country

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