Topic 2: Changing Populations

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Ageing population
a population where the median age is increasing due to a decrease in birth rates
Child Mortality Rate
the number of child deaths per 1,000 people in a population
the majority of developed countries and world powers which contains a large sum of the world's wealth
Crude birth rate
the number of offspring born per 1,000 individuals per year
crude death rate
The number of deaths per year per 1,000 people.
cultural diffusion
the spread of culture ideas, from their place of origin to other regions, groups, or nations
Cultural Hybridity
cultural mixing
culture imperialism
the practice of promoting the culture, values, or language of one nation in another, less powerful one
Demographic dividend
a bulge in the number of adults in a population. Occurs when fertility rates decline, allowing faster economic growth
Demographic transition model
shows a populations growth rate taking into account the birth and death rates.
Dependency ratio
measures the working population and the dependent population. Developing world= higher dependency on youth. Development world=higher dependency on elderly
external migration
immigration from one country to another
forced migration
when someone is forced to immigrate which can be caused by a multitude of factors including political, social, environmental, economic, etc. Some examples are refugees, asylum seekers, internally displaced persons, development displacees, environmental and disasters displacees, smuggled people, and trafficked people.
the movement of a person to another country
internal displacement
when someone is forced to move from their home due to economic, environmental, political, social issues within the borders of the country