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Rubenstein Chapter 2

Key Issues 1&2

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Where is the world population distributed? East Asia, South East Asia, South Asia, Western Europe...
what is demography? The scientific study of population characteristics.
What is globalization? a process by which regional economies, societies, and cultures have become integrated through a global network of communication, transportation, and trade.
Where are sparsely populated regions located? Dry Lands(desert), Wet Lands(Rain forests), Cold Lands(Tundra),and Highlands(Mountains)
What are the 3 types of population density? Arithmetic, Physiological, and Agricultural.
What is Arithmetic Density The total number of people / area of land (measured in km² or sq miles).
What is Physiological Density? Pysiological= The total population / area of arable land.
What is Agricultural Density? The total rural population / area of agricultural land.
CBR? Crude Birth Rate: The total # of live births in a year for every 1,000 people alive in the society.
CDR? Crude Death Rate: Total # of deaths in a year for every 1,000 people alive in the society.
NIR? Natural Increase Rate: (always a %) how much a population grows in a year. Subtract CBR from CDR then convert to %.
What affects the World's population to increase? Fertility, Mortality.
Where is the world population distributed? East Asia, South East Asia, South Asia, Western Europe...
what is demography? The scientific study of population characteristics.
What is globalization? a process by which regional economies, societies, and cultures have become integrated through a global network of communication, transportation, and trade.
Where are sparsely populated regions located? Dry Lands(desert), Wet Lands(Rain forests), Cold Lands(Tundra),and Highlands(Mountains)
What are the 3 types of population density? Arithmetic, Physiological, and Agricultural.
What is Arithmetic Density The total number of people / area of land (measured in km² or sq miles).
What is Physiological Density? Pysiological= The total population / area of arable land.
What is Agricultural Density? The total rural population / area of agricultural land.
CBR? Crude Birth Rate: The total # of live births in a year for every 1,000 people alive in the society.
CDR? Crude Death Rate: Total # of deaths in a year for every 1,000 people alive in the society.
NIR? Natural Increase Rate: (always a %) how much a population grows in a year. Subtract CBR from CDR then convert to %.
What affects the World's population to increase? Fertility, Mortality.
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