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Population Growth

Population Growth

Author: Paul Hannan
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This lesson will explain the determinants of population growth.

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Terms to Know
Birth Rate

A rate of births over a specific time (normally expressed as x per 1,000 people).

Death Rate

A rate of deaths over a specific time (normally expressed as x per 1,000 people).

Demography

The empirical study involving the structure of human populations.

Fertility

The ability to conceive children, which is measured statistically and referred to as birth rates.

Infant Mortality Rate

A rate of deaths of children under 1 year old over a specific time (normally expressed as x per 1,000 people).

Life Expectancy

The average years of life for a person within a group or population.

Migration

Movement of people into or out of an area.

Mortality

Measuring how frequently death occurs in a given population.