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The study of patterns and rates of population change, including birth and death rates, migration trends, and evolving population distribution patterns.
Arithmetic Population Density
the population of a country or region expressed as an average per unit area. The figure is derived by dividing the population of the area unit by the number of square kilometers or miles that make up the unit
structure of a population in terms of age, sex and other properties, education
Graphic representation (profile) of a population showing the percentages of the total population by age and sex, normally in five-year groups.
Total Fertility rate
The number of children born to an average woman in a population during her entire reproductive life
change in a population from high birth and death rates to low birth and death rates
population growth measured as the excess of live births over deaths; does not reflect either emigrant or immigrant movements
distance measured, not in linear terms such as miles or kilometers, but in terms such as cost and time.
migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another)
movement in which people relocate in response to perceived opportunity; not forced.
human movement within a nation-state, such as going westward and southward movements in the US`
migration to a distant destination that occurs in stages, for example, from farm to nearby village and later to a town and city
migration back to an original area in which people had left (e.g., migration increases after natural disasters, yet many eventually return after a time)
The presence of a nearer opportunity that greatly diminishes the attractiveness of sites farther away.
The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin.
refugees encamped in a host country or host region while waiting for resettlement
Refugee who does not return to their country of origin and is given permanent residence status in the new country
Refugees who have crossed one or more international boundaries duting their dislocation, searching for asylum in a different country.
laws and regulations of a state designed specifically to control immigration into the state
Expansive population policy
government policy that encourages large families and raises the rate of population growth
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