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Unformatted text preview: Population Population Geography Demography Statistical Study of Human Population Population Geography Demography concerned with spatial analysis World Population Distribution Population of Earth: 6.6 billion 90% of all people live north of the equator 2/3 in midlatitudes between 20 and 60 North More than half is concentrated on about 5% of the land 2/3 on 10% and 9/10 on less than 20% Between 50% and 60% of all people live below 200 meters (650 ft) Nearly 80% live below 500 meters (1650 ft) 60% live within 100 km (60 miles) of the ocean Population Dominance of the Northern Hemisphere World Population Density Population density expresses the relationship between number of inhabitants and the area they occupy Crude or Arithmetic density # of people per unit of land Physiological density # of people per unit of arable land Major Concentrations of Populations East Asia (25% of population) South Asia (21% of population) Europe (12% of population) NE U.S. and SE Canada (3% of population) Top Ten Countries With Largest Population and Highest Densities Population Growth Over 6.4 billion people About 77 million increase per year since 1990 China & India account for 38% of the worlds population World Population Numbers and Projections Some Population Definitions Crude Birth Rate (CBR) Annual # of live births per 1000 population Total Fertility Rate (TFR) Average # of children that would be born to each women if, during her childbearing years, she bore children at the current years rate for women that age Crude Death Rate (CDR) Annual # of deaths per 1000 population Infant Mortality Rate Ratio of deaths of infants aged 1 year or under per 1000 live births Replacement Rate...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course GEOG 103 taught by Professor Cook during the Spring '10 term at South Carolina.

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