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BB Ch 4 Vocab
|Government policies that discourage couples from having children
|Crude Birth Rate
|The number of live births in a year per 1,000 people.
|Crude Death Rate
|The number of deaths in a year per 1,000 people.
|A model that describes population change over time
|Causes of death in each stage of the demographic transition
|People who move into a country
|Infant Mortality Rate
|Total numbers of deaths of children under 1 year of age in a population
|The average amount of years a person is expected to live
|Idea that the world's population will grow faster than the food supply, leading to famine and shortages of food
|Natural Increase Rate
|Percentage by which the population grows in a year
|People concerned that the planet will run out of materials (fossil fuels, etc.). They no longer believe the earth will run out of food.
|A situation in which there are too many people and not enough resources in a given area
|Laws in a country that encourage people to have more children
|Stationary Population Pyramid
|A population pyramid with a narrow base, signalling lower birth rates and a low natural increase rate
|Total Fertility Rate
|The number of children a women is expected to have in her lifetime