Unit 2 AP human geography study guide

Brain Drain
the mass emigration of technically skilled people from one country to another

Demography
The statistical study of human populations

Arithmetic Density
Population of a country or region expressed as an average per unit

The Ecumene
Portion of the earths surface occupied by permanent settlement

Echo Boom
The millennial, “echo boomers” are members of the Generation Y

Emigration
Leaving ones country with the intent to settle permanently in another

Natalist policy
Promotes human reproduction to ensure national continuance

Ant-Natalist policy
Negative view on birth

Carrying Capacity
Max population size of the species in that the enviroment can sustain indefinitely

State in US with highest NIR