Population Change; definitions

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Natural Increase (NI)
The birth rate exceeds the death rate
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Natural Decrease
The death rate exceeds the birth rate
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Birth Rate
The number of babies born per 1,000 people per year
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Death Rate
The number of deaths per 1,000 people per year
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Life Expectancy
The number of years a person is expected to live, usually taken from birth
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Exponential Growth
A pattern where the growth rate consistently increases- J curve
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Natural Change
The difference between birth rate and death rate- %
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Zero Growth
A population in balance; (birth rate= death rate) so no growth or decrease
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Refugee
A person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution or a natural disaster
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Asylum Seeker
A person who has left their home country as a political refugee and is seeking asylum in another
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The death rate exceeds the birth rate

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Natural Decrease

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The number of babies born per 1,000 people per year

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The number of deaths per 1,000 people per year

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The number of years a person is expected to live, usually taken from birth

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