Population Change Basics Definitions

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Birth Rate
The number of live births per 1000 people per year.
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Death Rate
The number of deaths per 1000 people per year.
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Fertility Rate
The average number of children a woman will have during reproductive age.
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Infant Mortality Rate
The number of children (out of every 1000 born alive) who die before their first birthday.
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Life Expectancy (Longevity)
The average age a person can expect to live.
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Migration Rate
The difference between the number of people who are immigrants and the number of people who are emigrants per 1000 of the population, per year.
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Population Density
The number of people per square kilometre. (total population/size of area)
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Natural Change
The difference between birth rate and death rate. If birth rate higher than death rate, increasing population when no migration, vice versa.
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Zero Growth Rate
The population is neither increasing or decreasing.
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Death Rate

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The number of deaths per 1000 people per year.

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Fertility Rate

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Infant Mortality Rate

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Life Expectancy (Longevity)

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