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Unformatted text preview: • has implications for current and future social and economic status Population pyramids • diagrams of population structure • show age—sex distribution • distribution of cohorts often form the shape of pyramids • shows a wealth of info. About current conditions and long term trends Some measures of population Crude birth rate and crude death rate: • per 1000 population • relates births to total population without regard to age or sex composition Fertility rate • total number of births per woman of childbearing age • replacement rate: 2.1-2.3 22:02 22:02...
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2011 for the course ECON 1 taught by Professor Bergstrom during the Spring '07 term at UCSB.
- Spring '07