IGCSE Geography Population
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The number of people living in an area.
The increasing percent of population is over sixty.
A youthful population is a large number of young people due to high birth rates and a decrease in infant mortality.
The number of live births per 1000 people per year.
The number of deaths per 1000 people per year.
The average number of children women have in a life time.
The difference between the birth rate and the death rate.
The proportion of children dying at birth or before their first birthday.
The average number of years people can expect to live.
This is when people move of their own free will they're usually trying to find a better standard of living.
This is when people have no choice they either move, face extreme hardship or even death. this is common when there is a natural disaster or war. These migrants are called refugees.
This is when people move forever to find a new place to live.
This is when people don't move forever - they always intend to go home at some point in the future.
Some one who is living away from home.
The population pyramid is a graphical illustration that shows the distribution of various age groups in a population, which forms the shape of a pyramid when the population is growing
The demographic transition model (DTM)
It is a diagram of how population has changed over time including birth rate, death rate and total population, it is split in to 5 stage.
Is when a country does not have the resources to give all its people on adequate standard of living.
Describes an area where the population is well below that which can be supported by it's natural resources.
-Lack of clean water
-Loss of jobs
-Clearing of forested areas