The study of patterns and rates of population change, including birth and death rates, migration trends, and evolving population distribution patterns.
A period and official count of a country's population.
The number of individuals per unit area
Arithmetic population density
The population of a country or region expressed as an average per unit area.
Physiologic population density
The number of people per unit area of agriculturally productive land
The structure of a population in terms of age, sex and other properties such as marital status and education
A graphic representation of a population showing the percentages of the total population by age and sex.
Crude birth rate (CBR)
The number of live births per year per 1,000 people.
Crude death rate (CDR)
The number of deaths per year per 1,000 people.
The number of babies that die within the first year of life in a given population.
Total fertility rate (TFR)
The average number of children born to a woman during her childbearing years.
Demographic transition (cycle)
change in a population from high birth and death rates to low birth and death rates
The time it takes to double a population.
Cumulative or compound growth (of a population) over a given time period.
Expansion that increases by the same amount during each time interval.
Crude death rate subtracted from crude birthrate
the rapid growth of the world's human population during the past century, attended by ever-shorter doubling times and accelerating rates of increase
Stationary population level (SPL)
The level at which a national population ceases to grow
the EXACT way or direction to get to something (north,south,east,west)
Directions such as left, right, forward, backward, up, and down
distance measured, not in linear terms such as miles or kilometers, but in terms such as cost and time.
negative conditions and perceptions that induce people to leave their adobe and migrate to a new location
Things that make a person want to move to an area, it's attractions -i.e Florida; Beaches, Warm weather, Theme Parks, etc.
Activity (action) space
The space within which daily activity occurs.
movement that has a closed route and is repeated annually or seasonally
movement among a definite set of places. Ex of cyclic movement.
Movements that are taken based on a seasonal basis.
the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another)
Permanent movement compelled usually by cultural factors.
Permanent movement undertaken by choice.
Permanent movement within a particular country.
Movement from one country to another. It may be voluntary or involuntary.
Permanent movement from one region of a country to another.
Migration to a distant destination that occurs in stages, for example, from farm to nearby village and later to a town and city
the return of migrants to the regions from which they earlier emigrated
The presence of a nearer opportunity that greatly diminishes the attractiveness of sites farther away.
The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin.
a person who has to leave his or her country to find safety.
Refugees encamped in a host country or host region while waiting for resettlement.
Refugees who have been substantially integrated into the host country or host region and who are thus seen as long-term visitors.
Refugees who have crossed one or more international boundaries during their dislocation and who now find themselves encamped in a different country
Refugees who have abandoned their town or village but not their country.
Laws and regulations of a state designed specifically to control immigration into that state.
Eugenic population policy
Government policy designed to favor one racial sector over others.
Expansive population policy
Government policy that encourages large families and raises the rate of population growth.
Restrictive population policy
Government policy designed to reduce the rate of natural increase.
Negative population growth
The actual decline in population due to less than replacement births or extensive diseases. When the death rate exceeds the birth rate.