Chapter 1:
- Demography is concerned with virtually everything that influences or can be influenced by population
size, distribution, processes, structure, or characteristics.
- The cornerstones of population studies are the processes of mortality (a dead
Chapter 1: The Study of Population
Introduction
What is demography?
Demography is the discipline whose primary concern is the rapid growth of
human population.
Who is Paul Ehrlich?
Paul Ehrlich is the author of the book The Population Bomb (1968).
What
Chapter 3 Population: Past, Present, and
Futures
Population History
World Population Today
Annual rate of natural increase of 1.2 per cent
At this rate, Doubling time is 58 years
population will grow by approx. 87 million people per year
Vast majority of
Chapter 2 Population Data: Sources and
Nature
Introduction
What are the most important data sources?
Census and vital statistics
Other sources of information include population surveys and administrative
databases
The population census
Census = censere (t
Chapter 8: The Age Transition
WHAT IS THE AGE TRANSITION?
Age transition = shift from young pop (slightly more males than
females) to older pop (more females than males)
Interaction of fertility, mortality and migration produces age/sex
structure
Pop p
SOCI 234 ASSIGNMENT 1
Question #1
doubling time = ln (2) / r r = ln (2) / doubling time
Knowing that our doubling time is 100 years then:
r = ln (2) /100 = 0.0069
Assuming exponential growth, the growth rate of the population is 0.69%.
Question #2
P0 = 7.
What is demography?
The mathematical knowledge of populations
their general movements
and their physical, civil, intellectual, and moral states
The scientific study of human populations
Population states:
Size Structure
Characteristics
Population change:
SOCI 234 Population and Society
Notes After Test 3
Chapter 7
The Migration Transition
Increasing migration
As world economy becomes more competitive people are forced to migrate when there is a shortage of jobs
What is the Migration Transition?
Migration
Updated 8 September 2015
SOCI 234 Population and Society
Fall 2015
Wednesday and Friday 2:35-3:55pm (14:35-15:55)
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Fertility
Demographyisasciencethatcameoutofconcernoverpopulationgrowth.Therehas
beendramaticpopulationgrowthinrecenttimes.Issuesaroundsustainabilityandwhen
wouldpopulationgrowthwouldstopemerged.
Causesofpopulationgrowth
o Mortality
o Fertility
o Migration
Question 1
Table 1
Age
15-19*
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49*
TOTAL POP.
(all ages, both sexes)
Probability of surviving
through the reproductive
ages
GABY DI
260530323
Assingment 2: Fertility
Panama 1995
Mid-year
Female
Population
127,068
126,010
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