GP 1 - Global Population Basics and Regions Demographics is...

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Unformatted text preview: Global Population Basics and Regions Demographics is the study of human population distribution and migration. Key Issues of Demographics are: Food Supply Health and life expectancy Status of women Migration People are NOT distributed evenly across the Earth. Fig. 2-2: World population is very unevenly distributed across the Earths surface and it can be compared to climate distribution. Global Population Densities and Distributions Density: the measure of the number of people per square mile/kilometer, etc. Arithmetic density : total number of people divided by the total land area. It is the most common statistic given. Arithmetic Density Density: the measure of the number of people per square mile/kilometer, etc. Arithmetic density : total number of people divided by the total land area. It is the most common statistic given. Physiologic density : is the number of people per unit of arable (farmable) land. Physiologic Density Distribution : of the worlds population lives on only 5% of the land. Very uneven distribution was intensified in the 20 th century as population soared....
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GP 1 - Global Population Basics and Regions Demographics is...

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