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Chapter four key terms in text by HJ Blij/Alexander Murphy
|A periodic and official count of a country;s population.
|A measurement of the number of people per given unit of land.
|The population, usually by age and sex, for the initial year of a projection.
|The pattern of the distribution of people over a defined area.
|Arithmetic Population Density
|The population of a country or region expressed as an average per unit area.
|Physiologic Population Density
|The number of people per unit area of agriculturally productive land.
|An area in which a population in concentrated; has a high population density.
|Term used to designate large coalescing supercities that are forming in diverse parts of the world.
|A subdivision of human geography that focuses on the spatial aspects of demography and the influence of demographic change on particular places.