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AP Human Geography*

Mid-term study stack

The total # of objects in an area commonly used to compare the distributiong of popublation in different countries? Arithmetic density
The # of persons per unit or area suitable for agriculture. Physiological density
The way in which a feature is spread over space is known as? Concentration
The types of concentration? Clustered and dispersed
What are the 4 most populous parts of the world? East Asia(1/5),South Asia(1/5), Southeast asia,Europe, Eastern north america(2%), west africa(2%)
The portion of Earth's surface occupied by permanent human settlement? Ecumene
Places where peopel never stayed for long periods of time? Non-ecumene
What "lands" on earth are sparsely populated? Dry lands, wet lands, cold lands, high lands
Areas on earth that lack sufficient water to grow crops and are in hospitable to intensice agriculture.(deserts) Dry lands
An area where the combination of rain and heat depletes nutrients from the soil and hinders agriculture.(swamp?) Wet lands
An area where it is unsuitable for planting crops and few animals can survive the cold? Cold lands
An area where only few people prefer to live on high elavations mostley only if the temperatueres are uncomfortably high on lower grounds? High lands
The total # of people divided by total land area. Arithmetic density
The # of people supported by a unit of arble land. Physiological density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount of arable land. Agricultural density
The total number of live births each year for every 1000 peopler alive in a society. Crude birth rate
The total number of deaths in a year for every 1000 people alive in the society. Crude death rate
The percentage by which a population grows in a year. Natural increase rate
What is the NIR today? one-point-three%
When did the NIR peak, and what was it? In 1963 at two-point-two%
About how many people are being added to the world's population each year? eighty million
The number of years needed to double a population assuming a constant rate of natural increase? Doubling time
In what world regions is most growth occuring? Africa,Asia,Latin America, and the middle east
The average number of children a women will have throughout her child bearing years (15-49) Total fertility rate
What is the global "average" TFR? three%
The global "high and lows" in TFR. -Subsaharan africa has more than 6-Europe has less than 2-It varys from MDC to LDC's
The annual number of death of infants under one year of age, compared with total live births. Infant mortality rate
The average number of years a newborn infant can expect to live at current mortality levels. Life expectancy
How are these rates distrubited globally in terms of developed and developing worlds? The highest rates are in subsaharran africa and the lowest rates are in Europe.
A process with several stages and every country is in one of them. Demographic transitition
The shape of the Population pyramid is determinded primarely by... Crude birth rate
The number of peopler who are too young to work compard to the number of peopler in their production years? Dependency ratio
What age groups are categorized as "dependent" 0-14,65-plus
What does the "graying" of the population refer to? This refers to the high amount of elderly people in the population(maybe specifacally in stages 2&3)
The number of males per hundred females in the population. Sex ratio
What types of countries/regions are likely to have more males than females? In poorer countries and in the united states
No country remains in what stage? Stage one
The majority of countries are in what stage? Stages twoandthree
A few countries have reached what stage? Stage four
There are two big breaks: the first one was caused by? The sudden drop in death rates that comes from technological innovation.
There are two big breaks: the second one was caused by? The sudden drop in two birth rate that comes from changeing social customs.
What stage is described as low growth, people depending on hunting and gathering, and the Death rate depended on if peopel could find food. Also this is the stage that started at the beginning of time. Stage one
Why is the NIR(natural increase rate) considered natural? It doesn't include immigration or emmigration
What was the main reason for a countries move to stage two of the demographic transition? Industrial Revolution
What is the stage that is not part of demographic transition but is considered by some and is caused by mutating bacteria (negative growth)? Stage five
Created by: clevergirl101