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Population Pyramids

Population Pyramids

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Author: Jill Armstrong
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-Use bar graphs in understanding the population demographics of a town, city, or country.

-Analyze pyramids to determine why the population is high/low, more male/female

A population pyramid is used by human geographers to analyze the demographics and dynamics of an area. Geographers can gather information concerning: type of town, businesses in and around the town, healthcare, education levels, and set growing/declining trends for future years.

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Tutorial

Powerpoint and interactive presentation for understanding Population Pyramids.
To be used with any AP Human Geography textbook

Source: Jill Armstrong via Pearson Education (on some items)

Population Pyramid Lecture

Short video on Population Pyramids

Source: Plaid Avenger/youtube