Population Change Basics - Terms and Definitions

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Birth Rate
The number of live births per 1000 people, per year.
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Death Rate
The number of deaths per 1000 people, per year.
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Fertility Rate
The average number of children a woman will have between the ages of 15 and 44 (reproductive age.
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Infant Mortality Rate
The number of children (out of every 1000) who die before their first birthday.
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Life Expectancy (longevity)
The average age (in years) a person can expect to live.
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Migration Rate
The difference between the number of people who migrate in (immigrants), and the number of people who migrate out (emigrants) per 100 000 (or 1000) of the population, per year.
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Population Density
The number of people per square kilometre. The total population of an area divided by the size of the area (per square kilometre)
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The number of deaths per 1000 people, per year.

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Death Rate

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The average number of children a woman will have between the ages of 15 and 44 (reproductive age.

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Card 4

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The number of children (out of every 1000) who die before their first birthday.

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Card 5

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The average age (in years) a person can expect to live.

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