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What is 'Birth Rate'
The number of births per year per 1000 population
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What is 'Death Rate'
The number of deaths per year per 1000 population
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What is 'Infant Mortality Rate'
The number of deaths of infants below one year of age as a proportional of every 1000 live births in that population of that year
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What is 'Population Policy'
When the government makes changes that influence the growth of population: controling high population, stimualtes low population or control distribution of certain people within a country
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What is 'Asylum Seeker'
A person who has left their home country as a political refugee and is seeking asylum in another country
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What is 'Fertility Rate'
In a country or region the average number of children a woman would have in her lifetime
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What is 'Optimum Population'
The theoretical number of people required in a particular place at a particular time to maxamise the return to each individual from all available sources
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What is 'Over Population'
When there are more than enough people to exploit all the resources of an area such that the marginal return to each personirs: lower than that of the optimal population.
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What is 'Under Population'
When a country or region has more resources available then are being used by one people living there
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What is 'Population Density'
The average number of people in a given area e.g. per km
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What is 'Refugee'
A person who flees their home country through a fear of persecution on the grounds of race or religiong of membership of other group
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What is 'Population Explosion'
A sudden large increase in a countries population
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What is 'Emigration'
The permanent movement of people outward of their own country
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What is 'Imigration'
The permanent movement of people inward to a country
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What is 'Population Pyramid'
A diagram showing the ages and genders of the population of the selected data
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What is 'Demographic Transition Model (DTM)
Simplification of reality in five stages, showing birth rate, death rate and natural increase
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What is 'Death Rate'

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The number of deaths per year per 1000 population

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What is 'Infant Mortality Rate'

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What is 'Population Policy'

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What is 'Asylum Seeker'

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