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Chapter 2 Vocab - CL
Chapter 2 Vocab for the Cultural Landscape
|The total number of people divided by the total land area.
|The ratio of farmers to total amount of land suitable for farming.
|The time when humans first domesticated plants and animals and stopped relying on hunting and gathering.
|A complete count of the population
|Crude birth rate
|The total number of live births in a year for every 1000 people alive in society
|Crude death rate
|The total number of deaths in a year for every 1000 people alive in the society
|The process of change in a society's population from high CBRs and CDRs and low NIR to low CDRs and CBRs and a higher total population
|The study of population characteristics
|The number of people under the age of 15 and over the age of 64 compared to the number of people active in the labor force.
|The amount of time needed to double a population, assuming there was a constant NIR
|Places that are habitable, where people have permanently settled
|Medical Science concerned with incidence, distribution, and control of diseases that are prevalent among a population at a special time and are produced by some special causes not generally found in the affected locality
|A series of improvements made in industrial technology
|Infant Mortaility Rate (IMR)
|The total number of deaths per year among babies per 1000 live births
|How long a newborn can expect to live from its time of birth
|A series of advances made in the medical field
|Natural Increase Rate (NIR)
|The percentage of growth of a population in a year (CBR - CDR = NIR)
|When the number of people exceeds the environments capacity
|A disease that occurs over a wide geographic area and affects a high percentage of the population
|THe number of people per unit of area of arable land suitable for agriculture
|A bar graph representing the distribution of a population by age and gender
|`The number of males to number of females in a population
|Total Fertility Rate (TFR)
|The average number of children a woman will have in her child bearing years (15 - 49)
|Zero Population growth (ZPG)
|A decline of TFR to the point where the NIR equals zero