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  • 1. CGC Population: Review Sheet Name: ___________________1. Briefly describe world population growth over time.2. Define the following terms and/or understand the concepts. We recommend you make word webs (mind maps) for each of the terms. This will allow you to fully develop your understanding and see the interconnections between various elements. demography population growth rate birth rate death rate natural increase migration immigration emigration dependency load population sex ratio demographic transition model (incl various stages) infant mortality child mortality life expectancy census Statistics Canada census metropolitan area (CMA) population distribution population density baby boomers population pyramid urbanisation push factor pull factor3. What is total global population at present? Identify the five (5) largest nations by population? How big are they? Where does Canada come in?4. Identify the Canadian CMA’s with a population over 1M. Which provinces/ territories are respresented?5. Briefly discuss three (3) reasons why it is important for Canadians to complete the census?6. Describe the general trends in population growth across Canada between 2001 and 2006.
  • 2. 7. Identify three (3) advantages and three (3) disadvantages to having an aging population.8. What do you think the implications of an aging population will be for Canada? for yourself?9. Canada has become an urban nation. Which cities/regions of the country have experienced the most growth? least growth?10. Urbanisation has its advantages and disadvantages. Identify three (3) of each.11. The cultural/ethnic composition of our immigrant population has been changing over time. Briefly describe these changes.