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Key Issues 1-4

Population Key Issues, Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Demography the study of births, deaths, income, or knowledgement of diseases
Overpopulation the number of people compared to the relevant resources
Ecumene Land where people have their home and jobs areas that are occupied for economic purposes
Arithmetic Density People/ area of land
Physiological Density population/ area arable land
Agricultural Density rural population/ area of arable land
Crude Birth Rate amount of live births among the population of a given area
Crude Death Rate amount of deaths among the population of a given area
Natural Increase Rate the difference in the % of human birth compared to deaths
Doubling time time and size doubles over time
Total Fertility Rate % of children that are born to a woman over her lifetime
Infant Mortality Rate An estimate of infant deaths compared to births
Life Expectancy The average amount of time a human can live
Demographic Transition Model (DTM) The balance between high birth rates and high death rates
Agricultural Revolution a diet of cultivated foods
Industrial Revolution the making of new products that could increase activation in human life
Medical Revolution the making of medicaid that could or ha or will change mankind
Zero Population Growth a constant rate of births and deaths
Population Pyramid different age groups put in a pyramid to compare
Primary Economic Activity activities where natural resources are brought from the ground
Infrastructure physical structures of an area
Subsistence Farming farming that provides enough food for the farmer and his/her family, not enough to sell or give out
Mechanization to go from working with hands to using machines
Replacement Babies a child who is conceived to replaced a deceased child
Famine Extreme source of food
Epidemiology medicine that deals with possible controls of diseases and other factors that deals with health
Epidemic a quick occurrence of an infectious disease in a community during a certain time
Pandemic a disease prevalent over a country or the world
Phenomenon a fact that is observed to happen; a theory that is in need to be proven
Health care the improvement of mental and physical health through medical services
Outliers a person/thing situated away/ detached from the main body or system
Family Planning the practice of controlling a number of children in a family between their births
Contraceptives a drug or substance to stop pregnancy
Economics knowledge concerned with the the up making, consumption, and transfer of wealth
Politics activities associated with the government of a country or area, the debate or conflict among the people or parties having or hoping to achieve power
Sociocultural the combination of social and cultural factors
Advantageous involving or making circumstances that increase the % of success of beneficial effects
Alleviate to make something less severe
Stabilization to make something stable, steadfast or firm
Education to receive or give knowledgeable facts or systematic instruction at a school or university
Primary Education the first stage of education by teaching/ learning easy subjects (Elementary School & 6/7th grade of Middle)
Secondary Education the last 4 years of formal teaching in either high school or 8th grade of middle school
Higher Education Education in a college/university
Gender Empowerment designed to measure of gender equality
Integrated to be questioned or assaulted until getting the answered that someone looking for
Age dependency ratio a ratio that tells people if they’re allowed somewhere or not
Sex Ratio a ratio that determines whether or not a male or female is allowed in an area
Baby boomers a person born in the years following WW2, which was the time of birth rates increasing
Indicative a sign or indication of something
Urbanization a population shift from rural to urban areas, and how society gets used to the change in the lifestyles
Created by: OneLove1125