Population Change - Vital Rates

Birth Rate
The number of births in a year per 1000 of the population
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Death Rate
The number of deaths in a year per 1000 of the population
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Rate of Natural Increase
The number of people in a year by which a population increases or decrease per 1000 of the population
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Doubling Time
The time it takes for a population to double - 70 divided by population change
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Infant Mortality Rate
The number of deaths of infants (before their first birthday) in a year per 1000 live births
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Life Expectancy
The number of years a person in a given population is expected to live, usually expressed at birth
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Dependency Ratio
The proportion of the population not in work (under 16 and over 65) who are dependent on those in work
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Fertility Rate
The average number of children expected to be born to a woman over her lifetime assuming she lives from birth until the end of her reproductive life
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Replacement Level
The number of children needed per couple to maintain a population size
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The number of deaths in a year per 1000 of the population

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Death Rate

Card 3

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The number of people in a year by which a population increases or decrease per 1000 of the population

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Card 4

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The time it takes for a population to double - 70 divided by population change

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Card 5

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The number of deaths of infants (before their first birthday) in a year per 1000 live births

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