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1

What is demography?

The study of population numbers, distribution, trends (with statistics) and issues

2

Why do people study demography?

To find out the age group of population, number of people, culture of people in an area and their target audience

3

What is the formula for doubling rate?

(70/growth rate)

4

Nunavut has an _______ population pyramid.

Expansive

5

Newfoundland has an _______ population pyramid.

Decling

6

Northwest Territories have an _______ population pyramid.

Stable

7

Manitoba has an _______ population pyramid.

Stationary

8

What are the ages of the working class?

16-66

9

What are the reasons for Canada's aging population?

Longer life expectancies, lower fertility rates, the baby boom

10

Cons of baby boomers reaching retirement age?

- Seniors begin withdrawing pensions
- Seniors use health care and social services more than other age groups
- Higher dependency load

11

Pros of baby boomers reaching retirement age?

- Consumers with lots of money to spend
- Whole new demography group that is creating new markets
- Expansion of services for seniors in health care and Geriatrics (products made for elders)

12

What is population density?

Number of people who live in 1 km2 of land

13

What are the 3 patterns of population distribution?

Scattered, clustered, linear

14

How much of the population live in urban areas?

3/4

15

What is the CBD?

Downtown, easily identified by great concentration of the tallest buildings in the city