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If the birth rate (average number of births per 1000 people) is more than the death rate (average number of deaths per 1000 people), what happens to the population?
The population increases.
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What is the natural increase of a population?
The difference between the birth rate and the death rate.
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What is a population pyramid? Why is it useful?
It is a way to show the population of a country in different groups. They tell us how a population might develop.
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Give the definition for: Life Expectancy
The average number of years a person can expect to live.
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Give the definition for: Infant Mortality
The average number of children per 1000 born alive, who die before the age of 1 year.
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Give the definition for: Dependents
people who rely upon others of working age.
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Give the definition for: Economically active
people who work and receive a wage.
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What type of population pyramid would be typical of a developing country?
High death rate, high birth rate, low life expectancy. (Looks more like a triangle)
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What type of population pyramid would be typical of a developed country?
Low death rate, lower birth rate, longer life expectancy. (Looks more like an oval)
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What is migration?
the movement of people from one place to another.
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What type of migration is regional?
Within a small area.
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What type of migration is rural-to-urban?
From the countryside to towns or cities.
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What type of migration is urban-to-rural?
From towns or cities into the countryside.
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What type of migration is Internal?
From one part of a country to another.
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What type of migration is International?
From one country to another.
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What type of migration is Short-term?
For several weeks or months.
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What type of migration is Long-term?
For several years.
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What is the difference between voluntary and forced migration?
Voluntary migration is when someone chooses to migrate. Forced migration is when someone has no choice but to migrate.
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Who are refugees?
Refugees are people who have been forced to leave their homes because of persecution, wars, or other hazards such as famine or floods.
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Who is a migrant?
A person who moves from one place to another.
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Who is an emigrant?
A person who is moving home or out of a place/country to another.
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Who is an immigrant?
A person who has been allowed to enter a country with the intention of living there.
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Who is an asylum seeker?
A person who moves countries because they have been persecuted in their own country.
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What is the natural increase of a population?

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The difference between the birth rate and the death rate.

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What is a population pyramid? Why is it useful?

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Card 4

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Give the definition for: Life Expectancy

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Card 5

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Give the definition for: Infant Mortality

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