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population

TermDefinition
population the number of people in a given area
demographics characteristics of human population
immigrate to come INTO a foreign country with intent of settling there
emigrate to EXIT one's native country with the intention of settling in another
population density the number of individuals in a given area
overpopulation more people than space and resources allow
carrying capacity the number of plants or animals that can be sustained in a given area
birth rate the number of births per year
death rate the number of deaths per year
infant mortality when a child is born alive but dies before their first birthday
life expectancy average age one is expected to live to
zero population growth when birth rate and death rate is the same
developed country a country with a relative high standard of living
developing country a country working to attain a high standard of living (also know as a third world country)
population growth rate the speed at which the population increases
cartogram a map that uses size to illustrate a statistical value
total fertility rate the number of children per mother
infanticide when a child is born alive then murdered
food insecurity a word used regarding hunger and starvation
Gentrification the change in an urban area associated with the movement of more affluent individuals into a lower class area
Created by: batgirl2