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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Infant mortality rate
Average number of children who die before their first birthday per 1000, per year
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Fertility rate
Average number of children a women will have between the ages of 15 and 44.
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Life expenctancy
Average age a person can expect to live.
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Migration rate
Difference between the number of people who migrate in, and the number of people who migrate out per 100,000 of the population, per year.
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Population density
Number of people per square kilometre. Total population of an area divided by the size of the area.
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Natural change
Change in population because of the difference between birth rate and death rate.
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Natural increase
Birth rate > death rate
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Natural decrease
Death rate > birth rate
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Zero growth rate
Population is neither increasing or decreasing. Birth rate = death rate.
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Death rate

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Number of deaths per 1000 people, per year.

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Infant mortality rate

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Fertility rate

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Life expenctancy

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