Ch. 22 Population - Name:_Meng Wu_ Ch. 22 Population* Ch....

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Name:__Meng Wu___ Ch. 22 Population* Ch. 22 – Population* 1. The current world population is approximately? The current world population is about 6.5 billion. 2. Please explain the following concepts. o Demography The study of human population Demography is a cousin of sociology that analyzes the size and composition of a population and the studies how and why people move from place to place. o Fertility Amount of childbearing in a population o Fecundity Maximum possible childbearing It is sharply reduced by cultural norms, finances and personal choice. o Crude birth rate Live births per 1,000 people each year 3. What is the relationship between a country’s income and the crude birth rate? High income nations eg: the United States has lower than average crude birth rate. The lower the average income, the higher the population increase. The population growth in the high-income nations is well below the world average of 1.2 percent. In high- income nations, population increases is not the
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Jackallen during the Spring '09 term at Seattle Central Community College.

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Ch. 22 Population - Name:_Meng Wu_ Ch. 22 Population* Ch....

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