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DTM Vocab

TermDefinition
Demographic Transition Model (DTM) Created By warren Thompson
Industrial of, relating to, or characterized by industry
Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
Crude Birth Rate The crude birth rate is the number of live births occurring among the population of a given geographical area during a given year, per 1,000 mid-year total population of the given geographical area during the same year.
Crude Death Rate The crude death rate is the number of deaths occurring among the population of a given geographical area during a given year, per 1,000 mid-year total population of the given geographical area during the same year.
Natural Increase Rate In demographics, the rate of natural increase (RNI) is the crude birth rate minus the crude death rate of a population.
Total Fertility Rate The Total Fertility Rate (TFR), sometimes also called the fertility rate, period total fertility rate (PTFR) or total period fertility rate (TPFR) of a population is the average number of children that would be born to a woman over her lifetime if:
Infant Mortality Rate The infant mortality rate is an estimate of the number of infant deaths for every 1,000 live births.
Zero Population Growth the maintenance of a population at a constant level by limiting the number of live births to only what is needed to replace the existing population.
Primary Economic Activity The primary sector of the economy is the sector of an economy making direct use of natural resources.
Infrastructure the basic physical and organizational structures and facilities (e.g., buildings, roads, and power supplies) needed for the operation of a society or enterprise.
Subsistence Farming Subsistence agriculture is self-sufficiency farming in which the farmers focus on growing enough food to feed themselves and their families.
Agriculture Production The science of cultivating land, producing crops, and raising livestock. Agriculture definition. Tilling the ground (Gen. 2:15; 4:2, 3, 12) and rearing cattle were the chief employments in ancient times.
Replacement Babies babies that replace the babies that die before their 1st birthday.
Famine extreme scarcity of food.
Epidemic a widespread occurrence of an infectious disease in a community at a particular time.
Pandemic of a disease) prevalent over a whole country or the world.
Agriculture Revolution An agricultural revolution or agrarian revolution is a period of transition from the pre-agricultural period characterized by a Paleolithic diet, into an agricultural period characterized by a diet of cultivated foods;
Mechanization Mechanization or mechanization (BE) is the process of doing work with machinery. In an early engineering text a machine is defined as follows:
The Medical Revolution Medical Revolution Medical technology invented in Europe and North America that is diffused to the poorer countries of Latin America, Asia, and Africa.
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