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Population Geography: Shaping the Human Mosaic Chapter 3
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Population Geography (Geodemography) Demography – the scientific study of population characteristics. Geodemography – the study of the spatial and ecological aspects of population.
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Regions 3 aspects of a population that are important to geodemographers: - Distribution - Concentration - Density
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Population density
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Population density
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Regions 3 ways to compute density: - Arithmetic - Physiological - Agricultural
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Regions Top 10 most populous countries (in millions, 2004): 1. China 1,3006. Pakistan 159 2. India 1,087 7. Russia 144 3. USA 294 8. Bangladesh 141 4. Indonesia 219 9. Japan 137 5. Brazil 179 10. Nigeria 128
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Regions Top 10 most populous countries (in millions, 2006): 1. China 1,3146. Pakistan 166 2. India 1,0957. Bangladesh 147 3. USA 300 8. Russia 143 4. Indonesia 245 9. Nigeria 132 5. Brazil 188 10. Japan 127
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Top 10 most populous countries (in millions, 2050 est.): 1. India 1,8086. Bangladesh
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