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TermDefinition
Immigrate To move permanently to a country other then one's native country
Emigrate to leave your country of origin to live permanently in another country
Demography study of population numbers, distribution, trends, and issues
Birth rate number of births per 1000 people
Death rate number of deaths per 1000 people
Natural increase rate difference between the birth rate and the death rate of a country
Immigration rate number of new Canadians who have immigrated here from another country per 1000 people of Canada's population
Emigration rate number of people per 1000 population in one year who emigrated
Net migration rate difference between people immigrating to a country and people emigrating from the same country
Population growth rate measurement that combines both natural increase and net migration to calculate the overall growth of a country's population
Doubling time (demographics)how long it would take for a country's population to double at the country's rate of population growth
Rule of 70 divide 70 by the population growth rate to estimate how many years it will take for the country's population to double
Dependency load proportions of the population that is not in the work force; total number of people 14 and under +65 and over
Population pyramid graph that depicts population distribution by age and sex
Emigrant a person who leaves there home country to live permanently in another
Immigrant a person who comes to live permanently in a foreign country
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