Population key words

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fertility
the occurrence of live burths
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total fertility rate
the average number of children expected to be born per woman (assuming she lives to reproductive age)
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crude birth rate
ratio of live births to total population per 1000 of the population, per year
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General fertility rate
the number of live births in a year as a ratio to the the number of woman in fertile years, per 1000 women
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mortality
the occurrence of death
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Crude death rates
the number of deaths per 1000 of the population per year
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Age-specific mortality
the number of deaths per 1000 in a specific age group, per year
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Infant Mortality
the number of deaths of children under 1 year old per 1,000 live births, per year
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life expectancy
the average age at which a person is expected to live from birth
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vital rates
crude birth and death rates
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natural increase
crude birth rate - crude death rates
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Migration
is the permanent/semi-permanent movement of people from one place to anoter
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net migration
in migration - out migration over a given period
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ageing population
the increase in the average age of the population, together with an increasing proportion of people over the age of 65
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assisted passage
a migration policy used in Australia in the 1950s and 70s to encourage young European families to migrate there, known as the £10 passage
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dependency ratio
the proportion of the population who are not in work and are dependent on those who are.
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deprivation
a low strandard of living caused by low income, lack of education, poor housing and health
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doubling time
the time it takes a population to double in size
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Grey pound
the spending power of those who are retired
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host nations
where migrants moved to
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population "explosion"
the sustained increase in global population
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Remittance
A remittance is a transfer of money by a foreign worker to an individual in his or her home country
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population density
the number of people per square kilometer of land
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primary employment
jobs in the production of raw materials or natural products
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replacement level
the number of children needed to maintain population size
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sheltered accomidation
accommodation designed with the needs of the elderly or less mobile in mind
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skills based migration
a migration policy used to limit immigrants to those who are skilled
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the average number of children expected to be born per woman (assuming she lives to reproductive age)

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total fertility rate

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ratio of live births to total population per 1000 of the population, per year

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the number of live births in a year as a ratio to the the number of woman in fertile years, per 1000 women

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the occurrence of death

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