Population- Glossary

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  • Created on: 27-04-14 21:50
Age structure
Proportions each age group in a population
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Birth rate
Babies born per 1000 per year
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Death rate
Deaths per 1000 per year
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Dependency ration
Balance between people who are independent (work and pay tax) and people who are dependant on them
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Emigrant
Someone leaving their country to move to another country
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European Union (EU)
Group of countries across Europe work as though they are one country
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Gender structure
Balance between males and females in a population
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Immigrant
Entering a new country with intention of staying there
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Infant mortality
Number of babies that die under a year of age per 1000 live birtns
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Life expectancy
Number of years a person is expected to live
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Migration
Movement of people from one permanent home to another
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Natural change
Difference between birth and death rate, as a percentage
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Push factors
Negative aspects encouraging people to move
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Pull factors
Opportunities encouraging people to move
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Segregation
Where a per titular ethnic group chooses to live which others from the same ethnic group
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Zero growth
Where the population is in balance with no increase or decrease, the birth and death rate are equal
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Card 2

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Babies born per 1000 per year

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Birth rate

Card 3

Front

Deaths per 1000 per year

Back

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Card 4

Front

Balance between people who are independent (work and pay tax) and people who are dependant on them

Back

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Card 5

Front

Someone leaving their country to move to another country

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