Geography Quizlet 29 Sept 2016
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Newly industrial countries
More Developed Countries
Less developed countries
how people are spread around an area where the people live
To leave one country or region for another country
The amount of people that are born per year per 1000 of the population
Infant mortality rate
the number of deaths of children under one year of age per 1000 live births.
a high number of people per km2: crowded
human development index has to do with the statistic of life expectancy, education and money
The measurement of the amount of people in an area per km2
is a natural event that can kill a lot of people like tsunami, earthquakes, meteorites
The expected length of life of a average person.
Natural increase=also known as growth rate : birth rate minus death rate.
Natural decrease : occurs when a population is decreasing as a result of an excess of number of deaths compared to number of births.
DTM = Demographic Transition Model. DTM is based on historical population trends of two demographic characteristics: Birth and death rate. DTM is a model that proposes how how populations should chance over time in terms of their birth rates, death rates and total population size
a rapid increase in the size of a population caused by such factors as a sudden decline in infant mortality or an increase in life expectancy.
people moving from one place to the other.
a generation that is getting older and older
so more old people in a population
a graph showing population structure by age and gender
movement of people from one place to another
the process of countries or city growing and expanding in positive ways.
a high number of deaths per year per 1000 of the population
internally displaced person
A person who is forced to leave their home like a refugee but stays in their own country
someone who flees their home because of fear of persecution and either cannot return home or is afraid to do so.
too many people in a certain area
a person who moves away from their home to work
A person who says they are a refugee and seeking a safe place, but who have not yet been given refugee status
GNI- Gross National Income
Average amount of money earned by the country divided by the total population
The (percentage of) people who are able to read and write
is the sector of an economy making direct use of natural resources
Making a product: carpenter, baker, builder
providing a service: teacher, doctor ,nurse
one child policy
People in China can only have 1 child to control the population
essential services e.g. water, energy supply, transport
equal rights for both men and women
specialist service, ICT, Research
the study of population