12 - Student Outline Population, Immigration and Urbanization

12 - Student Outline Population, Immigration and Urbanization

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The Dynamic Population
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Demography It is the scientific study of the size, growth and composition and distribution of human population, and how these factor change over time. Although the study of demography involves mathematics and statistics.
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The goal The goal of most demographers is to understand how social forces affect the population and how the population affects society
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There are three factors that affect the changes in population: Fertility- # births occur over a specific period, usually one year Simplest measure of fertility is crude birthrate (# live births per year for 1000 people). Better way- General fertility rate, #live births/1000 women of childbearing age (15-44 years). Provides more accurate view of how fertile a society is b/c it’s calculated using only women who are in the age bracket where they might have children. Mortality- # deaths occurred over a year Migration
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Life expectancy- how long people probably will live Life span- theoretical maximum length of life
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Migration : is the movement of people from one area of residence to another. Immigration is the movement of people into a place/area/country. Net Migration is the annual difference between how many people enter a place and how many leave, per 1,000 people of that place.
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The Demographic transition & the growth population It is the link b/n the birthrate & the death rate over time.
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Stage 1 Transitional - High birthrate and High death rate This stage describes the stable population found in pre-industrial societies. In such societies, medical science is not available, nor could much be done to lessen the impact of famine. Floods, droughts, and other factors that directly controlled the food supply
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Stage 2 Transitional – High birthrate and declining death rate At this state the population increases due to medicines, technology. Family sizes are larger
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