Population key words

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Population density
The number of people in an area. The density of population is obtained by dividing the total population of a country by the total area of that country.
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Forced migration
The migrant has to migrate because of circumstances
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Migration
A permanent or semi-permanent change of residence of an individual or group of people.
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Death rate
The number of deaths per 1,000 people in a year.
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Longevity
The increase in life expectancy over a period of time. It is a direct result of improved medical provision and increased levels of economic development. People live longer and this creates an older population.
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Natural change
The change in size of a population caused by the interrelationship between birth and death rates. If birth rate exceeds death rate, a population will increase. If death exceeds birth rate, a population will decline.
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Forced migration

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The migrant has to migrate because of circumstances

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Migration

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Death rate

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Longevity

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