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Unit 2 Vocab
|The time required for a population to double in size.
|In terms of place, whether the place is designed for or claimed by men or women.
|Infant Mortality Rate
|A figured that describes the number of babies that die within the first year of their lives in a given population.
|Newborn Mortality Rate
|The number of infants who die within the first month of life per 1,000 births.
|Child Mortality Rate
|A figure that describes the number of children that die between the first and fifth years of their lives in a given population.
|Arithmetic Population Density
|The population of a country or region expressed as an average per unit.
|Physiologic Population Density
|The number of people per unit area of arable land.
|A measurement of the number of people per given unit of land.
|Description of locations on the Earth's surface where populations live.
|The rapid growth of the world's human population during the past century, attended by ever-shorter doubling times and accelerating rates of increase.
|Population growth measured as the excess of live births over deaths.
|Stationary Population Level(zero population growth)
|The level at which a national population ceases to grow.
|Pattern of migration that develops when migrants move along and through kinship links.
|Movement that has a closed route and is repeated annually or seasonally.
|The effects of distance on interaction, generally the greater the distance the less interaction.
|Human migration flows in which the movers have no choice but to relocate.
|Human movement within a nation-state.
|The presence of a nearer opportunity that greatly diminishes the attractiveness of sites farther away.
|A change in residence intended to be permanent
|Temporary, recurrent relocation.
|Negative conditions and perceptions that induce people to leave their abode and migrate to a new locale.
|Positive conditions and perceptions that effectively attract people to new locales from other areas.
|People who have fled their country because of political persecution and seek asylum in another country.
|Migration to a distant destination that occurs in stages.
|A seasonal periodic movement of person and their livestock between highland and lowland pastures.
|People relocate in response to perceived opportunity, not forced.
|The number of people under the age of 15 and over the age of 64 compared to the number of people active in the labor force.
|The portion of Earth's surface occupied by permanent human settlement.
|The number of people in an area exceeds the capacity of the environment to support life at a decent standard of living.
|A bar graph representing the distribution of population by age and sex.
|The number of males per 100 females in the population.
|A refugee or group of refugees returning to their home country, usually with the assistance of government or nongovernmental organization.
|Permanent movement from one region of a country to another.
|All individuals in a certain age range.
|Continued population growth long after replacement-level fertility rates have been reached.
|Percentage of the total population or the population of each sex at each age level.
|The idea that any given environment can only support a finite population.
|Regions where demographics take place.
|Characteristics of a human population.
|Occurs when a disease is transmitted to a new location.
|Trait that is more harmful than helpful.
|Ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area.
|Standard of Living
|Level of material comfort as measured by the goods, service and luxuries available.
|Capable of being continued to an individual, group or nation.
|When the population is not sufficient to make full use of all the resources available and so the standard of living are not as high as they could be.
|Permanent movement from one continent to another.
|Shelter and protection in one state for refugees from another state.
|The desirability and usefulness of a place to the individual or to a group.
|Space Time Prism
|Set of all points that can be reached by an individual.
|Mass resettlement of people within a country to alleviate overcrowding or localized overpopulation.
|Process to control immigrants in which individuals with certain backgrounds are barred from immigrating.
|Remittances from foreign lands to the U.S. The struggling migrant asking back home for money.
|A form of forced migration in which organized criminal elements move people illegally from one place to another.
|The act of a government sending a migrant out of its country and back to the migrant’s home country.
|Phenomenon whereby different patterns of chain migration build upon one another to create a swell in migration from one origin to the same destination.
|The Soviet policy to promote the diffusion of Russian culture throughout the republics of the former Soviet Union.