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WG - Unit 4 - Population
Terms in this set (21)
the number of births in a year for every 1,000 people in a population
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
the number of deaths per thousand people
infant mortality rate
The total number of deaths in a year among infants under one year old for every 1,000 live births in a society.
Natural Rate of Increase
the difference between the birth rate and the death rate (to see how a population is growing)
A bar graph representing the distribution of population by age and sex.
average number of people who live in a measurable area, such as square mile
a factor that causes people to leave their homelands and migrate to another region
A factor that draws or attracts people to another location
Largest number of individuals of a population that a environment can support
Demographic Transition Model
a model of how the size of a population changes as a country develops its economy
countries with strong economies and a high quality of life
countries with less productive economies and a lower quality of life
Workers who migrate to the more developed countries in search of higher-paying jobs.
a person evacuated from a place of danger to somewhere safe.
A person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster
Maximum limits on the number of people who could immigrate from each country to a particular country during a one-year period
Someone who has migrated to another country in the hope of being recognized as a refugee
a government policy that discourages more births in the population (one-child policy, birth control, sterilization)
a population policy that aims to encourage more births through the use of incentives
granting legal immigration status to persons who are in the country illegally
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WG - Unit 1 - Intro
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WG - Unit 3 - Political
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