the space we live in from day to day
a wide scale transition from hunting and gathering to one of agriculture and settlement which supported and increasingly large population
is a disease of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
land suited for agriculture
a pattern of growth that increases at a constant amount per unit time
arithmetic population density
the population of a country divided by its total land area
Knowledge of opportunity locations beyond normal activity space.
largest number of individuals of a population that a environment can support
migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there
the spread or transmission of something (as news or money) to a wider group or area
the distance beyond which cost, effort, and/or means play a determining role in the willingness of the people to travel
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.
this is the tendency for growing population to continue growing after a fertility decline because of their young age distribution. This is important because once this happens a country moves to a different stage in the demographic transition model.
demographic transition theory
A thesis that links population patterns to a society's level of technological development
the branch of sociology that studies the characteristics of human populations
when people are forced from their homes due to ethnic strife,war,or natural disasters
The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin.
maps where one dot represents a certain number of a phenomenon, such as population
the length of time required for a population to double in size
movement of individuals out of an area
distinctive causes of death in each stage of the demographic transition
Identity with a group of people that share distinct physical and mental traits as a product of common heredity and cultural traditions.
growth pattern in which the individuals in a population reproduce at a constant rate
the intentional killing of baby girls due to the preference for male babies and from the low value associated with the birth of females
human migration flows in which the movers have not choice but to relocate
Population increases exponentially
A mathematical prediction of the interaction of places, the interaction being a function of population size of the respective places and the distance between them
migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)
the transformation from an agricultural to an industrial nation
infant mortality rate
the number of deaths in the first year of life for every 1,000 live births
when more people immigrate to a country than emigrate from it
permanent movement within the same country
Permanent movement from one region of a country to another.
Any forces or factors that may limit human migration
The presence of a nearer opportunity that greatly diminishes the attractiveness of sites farther away.
Permanent movement within one region of a country.
The average number of years an individual can be expected to live, given current social, economic, and medical conditions. Life expectancy at birth is the average number of years a newborn infant can expect to live.
Expansion that increases by the same amount during each time interval.
Was one of the first to argue that the worlds rate of population increase was far outrunning the development of food population. This is important because he brought up the point that we may be outrunning our supplies because of our exponentially growing population.
the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
Combination of factors that predict a person's likelyhood to migration based on factors like age, gender, and education.
Crude death rate subtracted from crude birthrate
group who built on Malthus' theory and suggested that people wouldn't just starve for lack of food, but would have wars about food and other scarce resources.
difference between immigrants and emmigrants per 1,000 people
one child policy
Act in China that allows people to have only 1 child in the city and 2 children in the countryside.
number of people moving out of a given region at a given time
The number of a people in an area exceeds the capacity of the environment to support life at a decent standard of living.
epidemic over a wide geographical area
physiological population density
the number of people per unit area of arable land
Places where the most people are usually found.
the rapid growth of the world's human population during the past century
A division of human geography concerned with spatial variations in distribution, composition, growth, and movements of population.
A bar graph representing the distribution of population by age and sex.
Factor that induces people to move to a new location.
a factor that causes people to leave their homelands and migrate to another region
people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock
a German-English geographer cartographer and promoter of physical exercise. As a geographer he was less of a traveller than a researcher; his studies led mainly in the direction of cartography and the history of geography.
People who are forced to migrate from their home country and cannot return for fear of persecution because of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a social group, or political opinion.
restrictive population policies
government policies designed to reduce the rate of natural increase
The set of all points that can be reached by an individual given a maximum possible speed from a starting point in space-time and an ending point in space-time.
the movement of people, goods and ideas within and across geographic space
stationary population level
the level at which a national population ceases to grow
migration to a distant destination that occurs in stages - migration to a distant destination that occurs in stages, for example, from farm to nearby village and later to a town and city
total fertility rate
The number of children born to an average woman in a population during her entire reproductive life
movement in which people relocate in response to perceived opportunity; not forced.
zero population growth
A decline of the total fertility rate to the point where the natural increase rate equals zero.
a disease that is constantly present to a greater or lesser degree in people of a certain class or in people living in a particular location