Vital Stats, Population Structure, and Demographer Tools
PopulationVital Statistics, Population Structures, and Demographer tools
Vital Statistics• Fertility- population reproduction• Mortality- rate at which people in a society die• Birth rate= Total live births x 1000 Total population (same formula for mortality) WHY?
Canadian Mortality• 2004 – 233,087 deaths – Canadian population 31, 946, 316 233,087 x 1000 = Approx. 7% 31,946,316
Population• Rate of natural increase- birth rate combined with death rate (mortality)• Population structure- general population make-up (ex. #of males, females, different ages)• Cohort group- age-sex grouping (ex. Males aged 5-9, Vancouver B.C.)
Population changeWHY does studying population change matter?
Immigration and Emigration• Immigration moving to• Emigrate move fromExample:Pauly-D immigrated to Kazakhstan.Vs. The Situation emigrated from Sweden.**indicators of socials, political, economic changesPush-pull factors: events that push/pull peopleto/from a region