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Population Density Measure of population per area
Demographic Regions Areas designated by the government
Population Distribution The distribution of the Government
Natality Birth Rate
Mortality Death Rate
Population Explosion The exponential growth of population
Zero Population Growth (ZPG)/ Stationary Population level When the population has no growth
Age Distribution The distribution of age in a population
Population Pyramid/ Age-sex Pyrimid A graph representing the distribution of age/sex in a population
Cohort People who share a particular event together
Sex Ratio The ratio of males and females in a population
Gendered space Areas or regions designed for men or women
Standard of living Level of wealth, comfort, and goods available at a certain geographic area
Infant mortality rate The rate of infant deaths in an area
Diffusion of fertility control The spread of birth control in an area
Disease Diffusion The way and speed that a disease spreads
Maladaptation A trait that has become more harmful than helpful
Sustainability The endurance of systems and processes
Demographic equation(change) The population increase or decrease plus or minus the amount of migration to an area
Dependency Ratio Used to measure the amount of economic pressure on the working population
Rate of natural increase Crude birth rate minus the crude death rate
Doubling time The time it takes for the population to double
J-curve When a population shows an exponential growth
S-curve When a population shows a up and down wavy growth
Ecumene Term used to mean Inhabited land
Overpopulation The size of a population where it cannot support itself
Underpopulation Having a population that is lower than desirable
Carrying capacity The max population that an area or region can support
Population projection The prediction of population growth
Demographic momentum The tendency for a growing population to keep growing.
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