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GEOG 1101 Chp. 3

key terms

age-sex pyramid a representation of the population based on its composition according to age & sex.
baby boom population of individuals born between the years 1946 and 1964.
census count of the number of people in a country, region, or city.
crude birthrate (CBR) ratio of the number of live births in a single year for every thousand people in the population.
crude death rate (CDR) the number of deaths in a single year for every thousand people in the population.
demography the study of the characteristics of human populations.
emigration a move from a particular location. [exiting a place]
immigration a move to another location. [entering a place]
infant mortality rate annual number of deaths of infants under one year of age compared to the total number of live births for that same year.
life expectancy average number of years an infant newborn can expect to live.
migration a move beyond the same political jurisdiction, involving a change of residence –- either as emigration or as immigration.
pull factors forces of attraction that influence migrants to move to a particular location.
push factors events and conditions that impel an individual to move from a location.
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