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Flashcards in Population Deck (20):
1

What is meant by the term doubling time

The time in which it takes to double

2

What is the rule of 70

Divide by 70 by the population growth rate

3

Why is the rule of 70 so useful

Tells you when your population will double

4

What is the population dependency load

The part of the population that must be supported

5

What formula do we use to determine the natural increase rate

The birth rate minus the death rate

6

What formula do we use to determine the net migration rate

The net migration rate is calculated over a one-year period using the mid year population and a ratio.

7

What is the worlds population

7.5 billion

8

What is Canada's population

35 million

9

How do we attain a population information

We conduct a census

10

How often is a census conducted

Every 5 years

11

Give 2 reasons why a census is important

1.tells population

2.tells you where to build a school

12

What is the largest country in the world

Russia

13

What is the most important factor in Canada's population change

Immigration

14

How can a provinces population increase

Immigration and birth

15

What is enumeration day

The day of collecting data

16

What is the penalty of a government worker leaks information about a person

Fined or imprisoned

17

How could census information help to decide where to build a new home for seniors

To see the age of population

18

Define population pyramid

Viewing of how the population of ages and sexes

19

What is the age that most of Canada population is over

Over 50

20

Define baby boomers

Baby's born between 1946-1964