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Demographic transition

Historical shift of birth and death rates from high to low levels in a population

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Rate of natural change

Difference between the birth rate and the death rate

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Ageing population

Is a rise in the median age of the population.

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Development

Use of resources to improve the quality of life in a country.

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Human development index

Measure of development that combines life expectancy, education and income.

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Child mortality rate

Number of children who die before their fifth birthday per one thousand live births.

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Maternal mortality

Death of a woman during or shortly after a pregnancy