13b - THE ISSUES AT HAND RISING POPULATIONS URBAN SPRAWL...

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THE ISSUES AT HAND: * RISING POPULATIONS * URBAN SPRAWL * DESPERATE POVERTY
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DEMOGRAPHY: THE STUDY OF HUMAN POPULATION FROM 200,000 YEARS B.C. UNTIL SEVERAL CENTURIES AGO, THE HUMAN POPULATION GREW TO 20 MILLION THE WORLD POPULATION IN 1995 6 BILLION PERSONS 80 MILLION PERSONS ANNUALLY DEMOGRAPHY INTERESTED IN CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF GROWTH LET’S EXAMINE SOME OF THE DISCIPLINE’S MORE BASIC CONCEPTS I GUESS OUR TWO MORE WON’T MATTER MUCH!
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FERTILITY FERTILITY FERTILITY IS THE INCIDENCE OF CHILDBEARING IN A SOCIETY’S POPULATION “FECUNDITY” IS THE POTENTIAL FOR CHILDBEARING CRUDE BIRTH RATE THE NUMBER OF LIVE BIRTHS IN A GIVEN YEAR FOR EVERY THOUSAND PEOPLE IN A POPULATION “CRUDE” BECAUSE IT TAKES INTO ACCOUNT EVERYBODY, NOT JUST WOMEN OF CHILDBEARING AGE
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MORTALITY THE INCIDENCE OF DEATH IN A POPULATION CRUDE DEATH RATE NUMBER OF DEATHS IN A YEAR FOR EVERY 1,000 PERSONS, # of deaths/population times 1,000 INFANT MORTALITY RATES NUMBER OF DEATHS AMONG INFANTS UNDER ONE YEAR FOR EACH 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS LIFE EXPECTANCY AVERAGE LIFE SPAN FOR MALES AND FEMALES (1992: 73 FOR MALES, 79 FOR FEMALES)
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POPULATION POPULATION COMPOSITION COMPOSITION SEX RATIO NUMBER OF MALES COMPARED TO NUMBER OF FEMALES IN THE UNITED STATES THERE ARE APPROXIMATELY 96 MALES TO 100 FEMALES BECAUSE WOMEN USUALLY OUTLIVE MEN IN INDIA THERE WERE APPROXIMATELY 107 MALES FOR EVERY 100 FEMALES WOMEN WERE MORE LIKELY TO ABORT FEMALE FETUSES AFTER BIRTH, PARENT MAY CHILDREN D O N ’T T R Y C V IN E M H A P S ’S SE X SN !
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MALTHUSIAN THEORY OF POPULATION GROWTH MALTHUSIAN THEORY THOMAS ROBERT MALTHUS (1766- 1834), WARNED OF IMPENDING DOOM BASED ON POPULATION PROJECTIONS
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