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Lecture_6_Demographi - Demographics Structures Dynamics and Transitions human geography(geog 20 Demography The study of populations(numbers growth

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    Demographics: Structures, Dynamics,  and Transitions human geography (geog 20)
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    Demography The study of populations  (numbers, growth, change) .num of people  Characteristics of those people Where is population headed? . Dymanic beat proulation  rescources 
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    Demography Census Data:  http://www.census.gov/ Every 10 years (mail-in survey every 5 years) .house hold survey  of variuos charastics  Provides quantitative data for analysis Numerical  Why is the Census important? .among other things  results determine wher eis  geographaical  Problems/ Complications? . Internatino comparsions  Hard to find migratory populations (I.e./ homeless) .human errors Ambiguous or changing categories
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    Geography and Demography Geographers study the spatial patterns  of human populations, the implications  of such patterns, and the reasons for 
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course GEOG 020 taught by Professor Whitehead,jessica during the Spring '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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Lecture_6_Demographi - Demographics Structures Dynamics and Transitions human geography(geog 20 Demography The study of populations(numbers growth

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