final lab - #1) a. What does population growth rate...

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#1) a. What does population growth rate measure? Population growth rate (PGR) is the increase in a country’s population during a period of time, usually one year, expressed as a percentage of the population at the start of that period. It reflects the number of births and deaths during a period and the number of people migrating to and from a country b. If you wanted to get an accurate picture of population growth trends in a country, would you lo (Population Growth Rate, 2001)ok at the average annual growth rate for a single year, or for a period of years? Explain why. Looking at growth rates over a period of years helps to counteract any uncommon short term events that might give an inaccurate picture of population trends. For example an epidemic, famine, or war could cause a significant drop in PGR one year, but the change would not be due to any long term shift in people’s behavior, and therefore would not be as pronounced if looked at over a 10 or 15 year period. #2)
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course SPORTS ADM 101 taught by Professor Debbie during the Spring '10 term at Capital University.

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