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Is the total knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by and passed on by the members of a specific group
Used to refer to a specific group that shares a language, customs, and a common heritage
Is a site of innovation from which basic ideas, materials, and technology diffuse to many cultures
Consists of a belief in a supernatural power or powers that are regarded as the creators and maintainers of the universe
the average number of children a woman of childbearing years would have in her lifetime, if she had children at the current rate for her country
Number of death during a specified period / number of people at risk of dying during the period (population
Infant mortality rate
A figure that describes the number of babies that die within the first year of their lives in a given population.
Rate of natural increase
birth rate minus the death rate, suggesting the annual rate of population growth without considering net migration
Conditions that draw people to another location (pull factors) or cause people to leave their homelands and migrate to another region (push factors)
Believes in one god; considered an ethnic religion with a long tradition of faith and culture tied tightly together; monotheistic religion
Believes in one or many gods, each whom represents an aspect of the divine spirit, Brahman; polytheistic religion
Believes in one god; based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, whom followers believe was theSon of God; monotheistic religion
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