Bethany Alvarado - Age-Sex Diagram Comparison LAB-150 pts.pdf

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Population Pyramids What is a population pyramid? A population pyramid is a pyramid-shaped diagram illustrating the age distribution of a population; the youngest ages are at the bottom ascending in age till the oldest age at the top of the pyramid. How do you read a population pyramid?
Types of Population Pyramids A population pyramid shows the age and gender of a society. Population pyramids allow geographers analyze a place and identify its rate of growth. There are three types of growth; rapid, slow/stable and negative/declining. Below are examples of each stage.
Population Pyramids Comparisons In a group of three (each member must have a different country) answer the following questions below using your population pyramids. 1. Identify the which countries are: a. Rapid Growth 6 pts Nigeria India Mexico i. Why? 4 pts Their young age boomed slowly going down in age causing a Rapid growth diagram. b. Stable Growth 4 pts France United states i. Why? 4 pts Their people of growth stays almost equal basically the entire time so the amount of young are equal to the amount of old c. Negative Growth 4 pts China i. Why? 4 pts
2. For all of the countries, What age group has the highest percentage of males? 12 pts United States 75+ India 0-4 China 30-34 Mexico 0-14 Nigeria 0-4 France 30-34

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