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Unit 4: Population Geography
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Form of relocation diffusion involving permanent move to a new location.
The scientific study of population characteristics.
the degree of compactness of a substance.
Demographic Transition Model
A sequence of demographic changes in which a country moves from high birth and death rates to low birth and death rates through time.
Population Density Map
a map that shows how many people live in an area
Global Migration Patterns
Patterns around the world of permanent movement from one location to another.
a period of time a mother or a father can take off work after the birth of a child; also: parental leave
a factor that causes people to leave their homelands and migrate to another region
A factor that draws or attracts people to another location
The physical movement by humans from one area to another, sometimes over long distances or in large groups.
A person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster
a person evacuated from a place of danger to somewhere safe.
Workers who migrate to the more developed countries in search of higher-paying jobs.
In reference to migration, laws that place maximum limits on the number of people who can immigrate to a country each year.
a pardon to a group of people
A program that helps people moving to a different place to live, because they are no longer allowed to stay in the area where they used to live.
Official Language Laws
A law detailing the language used within government