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WEEK 4 DISCUSSION TO DO:  Review reading “Transitions in World Population” Review some demographic terms (Terms D) Interpret demographic pyramids and choropleth maps Use Data Finder to analyze maps QUIZ 2 NEXT WEEK:  Readings Week 4 (website) Terms D Physical features and world countries Interpretation of demographic pyramids and choropleth maps
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TRANSITIONS IN WORLD POPULATION Are we experiencing a population growth or a population decline? LESS DEVELOPED COUNTRIES: dramatic growth MORE DEVELOPED COUNTRIES: small growth (likely to decline over  the long term) Read:  http://www.prb.org/Source/ACFFF4.pdf 
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LESS DEVELOPED: “youth bulge” MORE DEVELOPED: “youth dearth”
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DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION Shift from high to low mortality/fertility High BR High DR High BR DR falls BR falls Low DR Low BR Low DR TERMS: Birth rate Death rate Natural increase
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Demographic Transition in Sweden and Mexico
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Unformatted text preview: DEVELOPED COUNTRIES: De m o g ra phic tra ns itio n? Life e xpe c ta nc y : 45-50 (1900), 68 (1950), 77 (2000) IMR (infant m o rtality ra te ): be lo w 60 (1950), be lo w 10 (2000) Wha t a re the e xc e ptio ns ac c o rding to the re ading ? Fa c to rs o f de c lining fe rtility? LESS-DEVELOPED COUNTRIES: De m o g ra phic tra ns itio n? Life e xpe c ta nc y : 41 (1950), 63 (2000) IMR (infant m o rtality ra te ): 180 (1950), 61 (2000) Are as o f e xc e ptio n and fa c to rs ? C HO RO PLETH MAPS US ING DATA FINDER C ho ro ple th m ap: a m a p in whic h are as are s hade d in pro po rtio n to the m e as ure m e nt o f a va ria b le (e x. po pulatio n de ns ity , IMR, e tc ) DATA FINDER: http://www.prb .o rg / C lic k o n Da ta Finde r...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2009 for the course GEOG 102 taught by Professor Browning during the Spring '06 term at University of Delaware.

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