Population Dynamics

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Exponential growth
A sudden, rapid and unexpected growth in human population.
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Overpopulation
When the number of people in an area reaches a point where the region can no longer sustain them.
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Natural increase
The number of people added to, or lost from the population for every 100 people in one year. (birth rate - death rate)
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Birth rate
The number of babies born alive for every 1000 people in one year.
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Death rate
The number of people who die for every 1000 people in one year.
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Fertility rate
The average number of children born to a woman in her lifetime.
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Replacement level
The average number of children required to be born to a woman to ensure that the population remains stable. (It is 2:1)
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Population policy
Measure taken by a government to influence population size, growth, distribution or composition.
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Pro natalist policy
A policy including incentives, such as financial payments, to encourage people to have more children. Used in Sweden and Estonia.
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Anti natalist policy
A policy to encourage people to have fewer children, for example by providing free state education for only the first child in the family. Used in India and Iran.
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When the number of people in an area reaches a point where the region can no longer sustain them.

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Overpopulation

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The number of people added to, or lost from the population for every 100 people in one year. (birth rate - death rate)

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Card 4

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The number of babies born alive for every 1000 people in one year.

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Card 5

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The number of people who die for every 1000 people in one year.

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