number of individuals per unit area
arithmetic poplulation density
way of calculating density of area
physiological population density
the number of people per unit of area of arable land
the arrangement of a feature in space is distribution. Geographers identify the three main properties as density, concentration, and pattern (Used to describe how things and people are distributed)
Thematic maps that use points to show the precise locations of specific observations or occurrences, such as crimes, car accidents, or births.
a very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns)
a period count of the population
the time required for a population to double in size
the rapid growth of the world's human population during the past century
Crude death rate subtracted from crude birthrate
crude birth rate
the number of live births yearly per thousand people in a population
crude death rate
The number of deaths per year per 1,000 people.
change in a population from high birth and death rates to low birth and death rates
stationary population level
the level at which a national population ceases to grow
structure of a population in terms of age, sex and other properties, education
visual representation of the age and sex composition of a population graph
infant mortality rate
the death rate during the first year of life
child mortality rate
A figure that describes the number of children that die between the first and fifth years of their lives in a given population
an expected time to live as calculated on the basis of statistical probabilities
Diseases that are caused by infecting organisms; they can be passed from person to person
Generally long-lasting afflictions now more common because of higher life expectancies.
Diseases such as Hemophilia, Downs Syndrome, Cystic Fibrosis and Sickle Cell Anemia that result when genetic instructions in the DNA become confused as a result of genetic mutations.
a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles
eugenic population policies
government policies designed to favor one racial sector over others
expansive population policies
government policies that encourage large families and raise the rate of population growth
restrivtive population policies
policies placed that restrict the growth of population
movement that has a closed route and is repeated annually or seasonally
motion that recurs over and over and the period of time required for each recurrence remains the same
the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
the space within which daily activity occurs
Movement among a definite set of places
The seasonal migration of livestock between mountains and lowland pastures.
a force that is a branch of the armed forces
Permanent movement from one country to another.
migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)
Permanent movement within a particular country.
Permanent movement compelled usually by cultural factors.
A model that holds that the potential use of a service at a particular location is directly related to the number of people in a location and inversely related to the distance people must travel to reach the service.
laws of migration
developed by British demographer Ernst Ravenstein, 5 laws that predict the flow of migrants
negative conditions and perceptions that induce people to leave their adobe and migrate to a new location
a factor that draws or attracts people to another location
The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin.
migration to a distant destination that occurs in stages, for example, from farm to nearby village and later to a town and city
opportunity that is better than one that you are migrating for
the expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien
types of push or pull factors that influence a migrant's decision to go where family or friends have already found success
migration on a global level
a person examining a region that is unknown to them
an exile who flees for safety
internally displaced person
someone who is forced to leave his or her home and community but who remains in the same country
a shelter from danger or hardship
the act of returning to the country of origin
systematic killing of a racial or cultural group
selective migration, which means that people may move to places where
people have similar personalities to themselves, or, more broadly, a particular type of place may
attract a particular type of person. For example, studies have found that people high in Extraversion
are more likely to migrate to urban areas.