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Population Geography

Birth Rate ratio of live births in a specified area, group, etc, to the population per 1000 population per year
Death Rate the number of deaths per unit, usually 1000, of population
Arable Land that is suitable for agriculture because of soil, climate, etc
Infant Mortality Rate Number of infants that will die before their first year per every 1000 live births
Fertility rate Average number of children a woman will have
Urbanization Cities growing, usually caused by migration
Emigrate to leave one country or region to settle in another
Immigrate to come to one country or region as a permanent resident
Life Expectancy average number of years a person will live
Population distribution the way the population is spread out over the earth .
Population Density average number of people who live in a square mile or kilometer
Sparsely populated Not many people per square mile; Siberian taiga, Sahara desert, Amazon Rainforest, etc
Densely populated Lots of people per square mile; Cities; Japan, BOWASH, etc
Postindustrial stage In this stage the population growth begins to level off because the crude birth rates have reduced to closely follow the crude death rates.
Created by: Knighting
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