Demography Study Guide

Demography
study of statistics= illustrate changing structure of human population

Industrilization
In the 1700s this happened which increased urbanization and mass production

2/3
of population lives within 500 miles

8/10
major cities on earthquake faults

Human Factors
Economic activities, discovery of resources, new transportation routes, improving technology, transportation

Population Density Maps
Average number of people in a square mile

Dot Population
Major towns and cities; each dot means where residents are

central business district
inside the circle

residential
middle circle

suburbs
outer circle

squatter settlement
outside the circle

carrying capacity
how much population a place can support

Birth rate
per thousand people(in life)

Death rate
per thousand people(in death)

Demographers
study the characteristics of human population and where they settle; to display info they use population pyramids

population pyramids
typically shows males on the left and females on the right; each age group is represented by a bar

world population
this is kept under control by famines, plagues, and wars

developing regions/nations
getting there-not at European standard

industrialized regions/nations
countries who have industry

third world nations
subsistence farming

Young population
High birth date, high proportion of dependent population to working population= low standard of living, agricultural economy, problems associated with overpopulation, low-life expectancy

Mature population
birthrate and death rate low== about 1% population growth, high proportion working, industrialized nation = high living standard, educated, high technology

Aging population
very low birthrate, many age dependents, advanced industrialized country