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