Week 11 - Population

Week 11 - Population - Population Demography is the study...

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Demography is the study of population growth and decline and its causes Population is affected by Migration, fertility, and mortality. Society: Values, beliefs, laws, attitudes. Migration: Immigration, emigration Internal (domestic) vs. external (international) Internal External Immigration I II Emigration III IV Internal Immigration and Emigration (Cells I and III) Biggest population jump, Flagler Co. Florida (53%) Why do pulbi cofficials care about the U.S. county population? (Political representation) Emigration: Brain Drain (loss of 18-24 range) Loss of jobs Leads to loss of revenue – Tax base (e.g. unemployment in CA at 9%) $3 billion deficit in ‘92 $5 billion deficit in ‘93 Foreign-Born population in U.S. increases 1 in 11 people (27 million) in U.S. not born in this country. This is a 57% increase over 1990 In Va. Arlington Co. reports the largest # of immigrants (28%). Other Va. Counties are close behind. Montgomery Co. (6%), example cell II. Impact of Society on Migration
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