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Where People Live and How People Live
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The study of human population.
Scientists who study data on population and issues related to where, and how well, people live.
A door-to-door survey used to collect information about age, ethnic background, language, family size, and other facts.
Where people live.
Land which has fertile soil, a moderate climate, and water for growing crops.
How many people live within a given area. This is usually measured by average number of people for each square km.
Provide materials necessary for food, shelter and trade.
Human Development Index
Gives a general picture of living conditions in each country. Based on statistics, such as how long people can expect to live, how many people can read and write, etc.
The average number of babies born in a woman's lifetime in the country.
The number of babies who are born each year for every 1000 people in a country.
The number of people who die each year for every 1000 people in a country.
The population goes up because the birth rate is higher than the natural death rate.
The amount of time it will take for the country's population to double.
Factors that tell us how a population is changing or how well people live in a country. They include birth rates, death rates, literacy rates, and life expectancy.
The difference between the number of people leaving (emigrating) and those coming in (immigrating).
A type of graph that give information about the number of people in each age group and the balance of males and females in a country's population.
The number of years that a baby born in a particular year can be expected to live under current conditions.
A measure of the population over 15 who can read and write.
Per Capita Income
The average amount of money earned by each person in a country for one year.
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
The total value of all goods and services produced in a year in a given country.
GDP Per Capita
Calculated by dividing the country's total GDP by the number of people living in the country.
People began moving to cities to work in factories that were springing up there.
The science of collecting, interpreting, and presenting different kinds of data in number form.
Used to show a relationship or interconnection between two population characteristics. Sometimes called correlation.
The physical features of an area
The relationship between a site and it's surroundings, such as available natural resources, transportation routes, etc.
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