Population definitions

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Birth rate
The number of live births per 1000 of the population per year.
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Death rate
The number of people that die per 1000 of the population per year
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Natural change
Death rate - Birth rate
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Life expectancy
The average age to which someone is expected to live in a given country
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Infant Mortality
The number of infants that die before the age of 1 per 1000 LIVE BIRTHS per year.
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Longevity
An increase in life expectancy
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Fertility rate
The number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-49 in a year (Or the average number of children each women in a population will bear.)
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Census
Information collected by the Goverment about people in particular areas to help them determine the allocation of resources
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Replacement fertility level
The level at which each generation of women has just enough daughters to replace themselves in the population.
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Total fertility rate
The average number of children that would be born alive to a woman (or group of women) during her lifetime, if she were to pass through her child bearin gyears conforming to the average specific fertility rates for a given year.
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Age specific fertility rate
The fertility rate conventionally divided into 7 age groups
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The number of people that die per 1000 of the population per year

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Death rate

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Death rate - Birth rate

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Card 4

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The average age to which someone is expected to live in a given country

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The number of infants that die before the age of 1 per 1000 LIVE BIRTHS per year.

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