Flashcards in Unit 2 Vocab Deck (49):
The amount of farmers divided by the amount of arable land in a region.
A period where technology and other parts of agriculture advance.
total number of people divided by the total land area.
A periodic and official count of a country's population
Amounts of births per 1000 people a year
Crude Birth Rate
Amount of deaths per 1000 people a year
Crude death rate
A multistage model of changes in population exhibited by countries undergoing industrialization.
scientific study of population characteristics.
The number of people under the age of 15 and over age 64 (non-working), compared to the number of people active in the labor force.
The amount of time it takes for a population to double
causes of death in each stage of the demographic transition
branch of medical science concerned with the incidence, distribution, and control of diseases that affect large numbers of people.
Improvements of of industrial technology that transformed the process of manufacturing goods
number of babies that die within the first year of their lives in a given population.
Infant mortality rate
average number of years a person can be expected to live.
Medical technology invented in Europe and North America that is diffused to the poorer countries of Latin America, Asia, and Africa. It enabled people to live longer
population growth based on the difference of births and deaths. (Births-Deaths=x)
Natural Increase Rate
something (a disease) spread out over the world
overload of individuals in one area
number of people per unit of area of arable land
graphic representation of a country's population, broken into age groups and divided into males and females.
ratio of males to females in a poplulation
average number of children born to a woman during her lifetime
Total fertility rate
A decline of the total fertility rate to the point where the natural increase rate equals zero.
Zero population growth
large-scale emigration of talented people
migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there.
short-term, repetitive or cyclical movements that RECUR on a regular basis
net migration from urban to rural areas in mdcs
migration from an area
the area subject to flooding during a given number of years according to historical trends
permanent migration compelled usually by cultural factors
workers who migrate to the mdcs of north and west Europe usually from south and east Europe or from north america in search of higher paying jobs
Migration to a new location
permanent movement WITHIN a COUNTRY
permanent movement FROM one country to ANOTHER
Permanent movement from one REGION of a country to another REGION
environmental or cultural feature of the landscape that hinders migration.
permanent movement WITHIN ONE REGION of a country
form of relocation diffusion involving permanent move to a new location
Change in the migration pattern in a society that results from industrialization, population growth, and other social and economic changes that also produce the demographic transition
all types of movement from one place to another
The difference between the level of immigration and the level of emigration.
induce people to move to a new location
induce people to leave old tendancies
a law that places maximum limits on the number of people who can immigrate to a country each year (US Quotas)
people who are forced to migrate from their country and can't return for fear of persecution
People who enter a country without proper documents.