AP Human Geo Vocab Quiz
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the number of farmers per unit of arable land.
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
refers to the number of people a given area can support.
a group of people of the same age
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
number of live births per 1,000 people in a year.
Crude Death Rate (CDR)
number of deaths per 1,000 people in a year.
the population continues to grow even after fertility decline
the study of human populations
Demographic Transition Model
is a geographic model that explains and predicts changes in population or demographic growth.
compares those people not in the workforce with those in the labor force
the transition from agrarian based societies to a manufacturing based society.
Infant Mortality Rate (IMR)
annual number of deaths of infants under one year of age, compared with total live births. Expressed as number of deaths per 1,000 births.
number of years a newborn infant can expect to live
Natural Increase Rate (NIR)
when the crude birth rate is higher than the crude death rate
argues that the food supply, fuel, agricultural land and other resources will be depleted by an unsustainable population.
the number of people per unit of arable land
also called arithmetic density
shows the distribution of a population between males and females of various ages
wrote "Principle of Population", which stated the world's population growth would exceed its carrying capacity.
Total Fertility Rate (TFR)
the average number of children a women will have during her childbearing
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