Population Definitions

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Birth rate
Number of live births per 1000 people per year
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Death rate
Number of deaths per 1000 people per year
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Fertility rate
Average number of children a woman will have between the ages of 15 and 44 (reproductive age)
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Infant mortality rate
Number of children , Out of every 1000 born alive, who die before their first birthday
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Life expectancy (longevity)
Average age (in years) a person can expect to live
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Migration Rate
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
Number of people per square kilometer (km2)
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Natural change
Change in population (increase or decrease) becauseof the difference between birth and death rate (excluding change due to migration)
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Zero growth rate
Population isn't increacing or decreasing
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Migration
Movement of people between or within a country
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Emigrants
People who migrate out of a country
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Immigrants
People who migrate into a country
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Population Structure
Number or % of males or females in different age groups within a population
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Pull factor
Things that make people move out of the place they live
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Pull factor
Things that attract people to a new place
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Obstacles
Things that make migration more difficult
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Opportunities
Things people incounter tha5t mean they stop before they reach their intended destination.
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Dependancy ratio
Proportion of the population that has to be supported by the working population
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Young people
0-14
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Working population
15-64
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Older people
65+
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Aging population
Proportion of older people is increasing
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Youthful population
Large proportion of young people in the population.
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Sustainable development
Developing and growing to meet the needs of the people today, without hindering the people in the future to meet their needs
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Social welfare
Wellbeing of communities (polution, education, safety, crime, health, job opportunities, freedom to practice religion)
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Socio-economic status
Weath, age and ethnicity of a population
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Card 2

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Number of deaths per 1000 people per year

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Death rate

Card 3

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Average number of children a woman will have between the ages of 15 and 44 (reproductive age)

Back

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Card 4

Front

Number of children , Out of every 1000 born alive, who die before their first birthday

Back

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Card 5

Front

Average age (in years) a person can expect to live

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