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Ch 2 Vocab. AP Geo

Vocabulary for chapter 2 of The cultural landscape an intro. to human geography

TermDefinition
Agricultural density ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of land suitable for agriculture
Arithmetic density total number of people divided by the total land area
Census complete enumeration of a population
Crude birth rate (CBR) total number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people alive in society
Crude death rate (CDR) total number of deaths in a year for every 1,000 people alive in the society
Demographic transition process of change in a society's population from a condition of high crude birth and death rates and low rate of natural increase, and higher total population
Demography scientific study of population characteristics
Dependency ratio number of people under age 15 and over age 64 compared to the number of people active in the labor force
Doubling time number of years needed to double a population, assuming a constant rate of natural increase
Ecumene portion of Earth's surface occupied by permanent human settlement
Epidemiologic transition distinctive causes of death in each stage of the demographic transition
Epidemiology branch of medical science concerned with the incidence, distribution, and control of diseases
Created by: ivanderzon17