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Population distribution spread of people across the earth's surface
population density the population of people living in a given area (km)
densely populated places that are crowded with a high population density
Sparsely populated reasons low housing density, low birth and death rates, more rural, less access to healthcare, older because they retired.
Densely populated reasons high housing density, high birth and death rates, more industrial, more access to healthcare, young because many job opportunities.
Anomaly Something that's different
Physical factors vegetation, natural resources, water supply, climate, topography, soil
Vegetation forest(amazon) sparse. Grassland(paris basin) dense.
Natural resources lacking(switzerland) sparse. Abundant(China) dense.
Water supply lacking(kenya) sparse. Abundant (USA) dense.
Climate extreme(Australia) sparse. Temperate(UK) dense.
Topography hilly(highlands) sparse. Flat(London) dense.
Soil unfertile(sahara) sparse. Fertile (denmark) dense.
Human factors environmental, economic, social, political
Environmental low (norway) sparse. High (China) dense.
Environmental examples housing, greenery, air quality.
Economic few(scotland) sparse. Many (America) dense.
Economic examples job opportunities, healthcare, schools, offices and factories.
Social lacking(bulgaria) sparse. Abundant (USA) dense.
social examples things to do, places to socialise, amount of people
Political violent(israel) sparse. Peaceful (UK) dense.
Political examples amount of violence/wars
Reasons for population change Advanced technology, better access to food, better healthcare, more understanding of medicine and treatments, improved living conditions, average human age increased and death rate decreased
Birth rate number of live births per 1,000 of the population per year
death rate number of deaths per 1,000 of the population per year
natural increase birth rate - death rate
population growth natural increase / 10
Demographic structure of the population
Transition a change
Created by: 7bhu
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