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Population pyramids
Piramides de población
Bilingual Project
Franc...
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SOME VOCABULARY - 1
Población
Demografía
Fuentes demográficas
Dens...
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SOME VOCABULARY - 2
LEDCLEDC = Less Economically Developed Country...
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How do population pyramids
help us learn about
population?
Let’s s...
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Population pyramids are used to show information about the age
and...
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In some LEDCs the
government is encouraging
couples to have smalle...
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Male Female
Population in millions
In this country
the number of
p...
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Population in millions
Male Female
In this
country the
birth rate ...
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Male Female
Population in thousands
This country has a large numbe...
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Population pyramid for
Mozambique.
Population pyramid for
Iceland.
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What happens next?
POPULATION PYRAMID OF JAPAN in the year 2000
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POPULATION PYRAMID OF JAPAN in the year 2025
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What is going to happen to Japan’s population in
the future?
Why d...
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POPULATION PYRAMID OF INDIA in the year 2000
What happens next?
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POPULATION PYRAMID OF INDIA in the year 2025
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POPULATION PYRAMID OF INDIA in the year 2050
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Population pyramids

  1. 1. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11 Population pyramids Piramides de población Bilingual Project Francisco Rodriguez Marín Institute – Osuna (Seville)
  2. 2. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11 SOME VOCABULARY - 1 Población Demografía Fuentes demográficas Densidad de población Tasa de nadalidad Tasa de mortalidad Esperanza de vida Crecimiento natural Emigración Inmigración Population Demography Demographic sources Population density Birth rate Death rate Life expectancy Rate of natural increase Emigration Immigration
  3. 3. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11 SOME VOCABULARY - 2 LEDCLEDC = Less Economically Developed Country MEDCMEDC = More “ “ “ (examples of LEDCs: Bangladesh, Peru, Egypt) (examples of MEDCs: Spain, Canada, Australia) Población joven Población adulta Población anciana Piramide de población Young people Adult people Elderly people Population pyramid
  4. 4. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11 How do population pyramids help us learn about population? Let’s see some examples.
  5. 5. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11 Population pyramids are used to show information about the age and gender of people in a specific country. FOR EXAMPLE: Male Female Population (in millions) In this country there is a high Birth Rate There is also a high Death Rate. This population pyramid is typical of countries in poorer parts of the world (LEDCs.)
  6. 6. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11 In some LEDCs the government is encouraging couples to have smaller families. This means the birth rate has fallen. POPULATION PYRAMID OF BANGLADESH (year 2000)
  7. 7. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11 Male Female Population in millions In this country the number of people in each age group is about the same. The largest category of people were born about 40 years ago. In this country there is a low Birth Rate and a low Death Rate. This population pyramid is typical of countries in the richer parts of the world (MEDCs.) ANOTHER EXAMPLE
  8. 8. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11 Population in millions Male Female In this country the birth rate is decreasing. In the future the elderly people will make up the largest section of the population in this country. This is happening more and more in many of the world’s richer countries.
  9. 9. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11 Male Female Population in thousands This country has a large number of temporary workers. These are people who migrate here especially to find a job.
  10. 10. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11 Population pyramid for Mozambique. Population pyramid for Iceland.
  11. 11. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11 What happens next? POPULATION PYRAMID OF JAPAN in the year 2000
  12. 12. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11 POPULATION PYRAMID OF JAPAN in the year 2025
  13. 13. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11 What is going to happen to Japan’s population in the future? Why does this matter? POPULATION PYRAMID OF JAPAN in the year 2050
  14. 14. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11 POPULATION PYRAMID OF INDIA in the year 2000 What happens next?
  15. 15. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11 POPULATION PYRAMID OF INDIA in the year 2025
  16. 16. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11 POPULATION PYRAMID OF INDIA in the year 2050
  17. 17. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11File path - Student pool/Geography/Year 9/Population/Pyramids Your task: •Open your own PowerPoint presentation. •Go to www.census.gov www.census.gov •Select Search and type in IDB. •Select International Database •From here select Population Pyramids. •Find a population pyramid typical of a poor country (LEDC) copy and paste it into your PowerPoint document then add labels to explain what is shown. •Repeat for an MEDC (rich) country. •For a country of your choice copy and paste the pyramids for 2000, 2025 and 2050. •Write about what the graphs show and try to give reasons for the patterns. Explain how the population of this country is changing and say how that could affect the country.
  18. 18. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11File path - Student pool/Geography/Year 9/Population/Pyramids Your task: •Open your own PowerPoint presentation. •Go to www.census.gov www.census.gov •Select Search and type in IDB. •Select International Database •From here select Population Pyramids. •Find a population pyramid typical of a poor country (LEDC) copy and paste it into your PowerPoint document then add labels to explain what is shown. •Repeat for an MEDC (rich) country. •For a country of your choice copy and paste the pyramids for 2000, 2025 and 2050. •Write about what the graphs show and try to give reasons for the patterns. Explain how the population of this country is changing and say how that could affect the country.
  19. 19. (C) Francesco Scudellari-Comenius Assistantship 2010/11 When you have finished; Find out some background information on each country and add this to your presentation. Concentrate on facts and figures which you can use to compare the countries such as % of the children at school, type of jobs available, how rich or poor (GDP per capita.)………

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