Understanding Population Pyramids

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This covers what a population pyramid is, and how to analyze one. It covers the three basic shapes and how they correspond to population growth or decline. Finally, students analyze pyramids of US …

This covers what a population pyramid is, and how to analyze one. It covers the three basic shapes and how they correspond to population growth or decline. Finally, students analyze pyramids of US cities based on unique trends (ie; an aging population in a retirement community).

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  • 1. • We use population  pyramids to analyze  growth (or decline)  of fertility, mortality,  and migration in  cities… what is this population pyramid telling us?
  • 2. the oldies population in 5  economically year age bands active the kiddos this can be a  percentage or a #
  • 3. • There are three basic shapes… the the the box cup xmas tree
  • 4. the christmas tree the box the cup (developing (developed nation;  (developed nation;  nation) slow growth) negative growth) •growth rates are  •low infant mortality •low birth rate slow •slow population  •shrinking population •high birth rate growth •long life expectancy •short life expectancy •long life expectancy Like? Like? Like? Namibia Sweden Italy Bangladesh USA Japan
  • 5. the xmas tree
  • 6. the box
  • 7. few children  being born the cup
  • 8. B A F E H D C A. Ann Arbor, MI (University of Michigan) G B. Buffalo County, SD (Crow Creek Indian Reservation) C. Fort Bragg, NC (United States Army Base)   D. Leavenworth, KS (United States Penitentiary)  E. Manhattan, NYC (New York City) F. Northampton, MA (Smith College)  G. Punta Gorda, FL (retirement community) H. Springfield, IL (typical American city)
  • 9. Ann Arbor, AGE Michigan 90+ yrs. 85-90 yrs. 80-84 yrs. 75-79 yrs. 70-74 yrs. 65-69 yrs. 60-64 yrs. 55-59 yrs. 50-54 yrs. 45-49 yrs. 40-44 yrs. 35-39 yrs. 30-34 yrs. 25-29 yrs 20-24 yrs 15-19 yrs. 10-14 yrs. 5-9 yrs. 0-4 yrs. 10 8 6 4 2 0 2 4 6 8 10 PERCENT
  • 10. Ft. Bragg, AGE N. Carolina 90+ yrs. 85-90 yrs. 80-84 yrs. 75-79 yrs. 70-74 yrs. 65-69 yrs. 60-64 yrs. 55-59 yrs. 50-54 yrs. 45-49 yrs. 40-44 yrs. 35-39 yrs. 30-34 yrs. 25-29 yrs 20-24 yrs 15-19 yrs. 10-14 yrs. 5-9 yrs. 0-4 yrs. 10 8 6 4 2 0 2 4 6 8 10 PERCENT
  • 11. Buffalo County, AGE S. Dakota 90+ yrs. 85-90 yrs. 80-84 yrs. 75-79 yrs. 70-74 yrs. 65-69 yrs. 60-64 yrs. 55-59 yrs. 50-54 yrs. 45-49 yrs. 40-44 yrs. 35-39 yrs. 30-34 yrs. 25-29 yrs 20-24 yrs 15-19 yrs. 10-14 yrs. 5-9 yrs. 0-4 yrs. 10 8 6 4 2 0 2 4 6 8 10 PERCENT
  • 12. Manhattan, AGE New York 90+ yrs. 85-90 yrs. 80-84 yrs. 75-79 yrs. 70-74 yrs. 65-69 yrs. 60-64 yrs. 55-59 yrs. 50-54 yrs. 45-49 yrs. 40-44 yrs. 35-39 yrs. 30-34 yrs. 25-29 yrs 20-24 yrs 15-19 yrs. 10-14 yrs. 5-9 yrs. 0-4 yrs. 10 8 6 4 2 0 2 4 6 8 10 PERCENT
  • 13. Springfield, AGE Illinois 90+ yrs. 85-90 yrs. 80-84 yrs. 75-79 yrs. 70-74 yrs. 65-69 yrs. 60-64 yrs. 55-59 yrs. 50-54 yrs. 45-49 yrs. 40-44 yrs. 35-39 yrs. 30-34 yrs. 25-29 yrs 20-24 yrs 15-19 yrs. 10-14 yrs. 5-9 yrs. 0-4 yrs. 10 8 6 4 2 0 2 4 6 8 10 PERCENT
  • 14. Punta Gorda, AGE 90+ yrs. Florida 85-90 yrs. 80-84 yrs. 75-79 yrs. 70-74 yrs. 65-69 yrs. 60-64 yrs. 55-59 yrs. 50-54 yrs. 45-49 yrs. 40-44 yrs. 35-39 yrs. 30-34 yrs. 25-29 yrs 20-24 yrs 15-19 yrs. 10-14 yrs. 5-9 yrs. 0-4 yrs. 10 8 6 4 2 0 2 4 6 8 10 PERCENT
  • 15. Northampton, AGE Massachusetts 90+ yrs. 85-90 yrs. 80-84 yrs. 75-79 yrs. 70-74 yrs. 65-69 yrs. 60-64 yrs. 55-59 yrs. 50-54 yrs. 45-49 yrs. 40-44 yrs. 35-39 yrs. 30-34 yrs. 25-29 yrs 20-24 yrs 15-19 yrs. 10-14 yrs. 5-9 yrs. 0-4 yrs. 10 8 6 4 2 0 2 4 6 8 10 PERCENT
  • 16. Leavenworth, AGE Kansas 90+ yrs. 85-90 yrs. 80-84 yrs. 75-79 yrs. 70-74 yrs. 65-69 yrs. 60-64 yrs. 55-59 yrs. 50-54 yrs. 45-49 yrs. 40-44 yrs. 35-39 yrs. 30-34 yrs. 25-29 yrs 20-24 yrs 15-19 yrs. 10-14 yrs. 5-9 yrs. 0-4 yrs. 10 8 6 4 2 0 2 4 6 8 10 PERCENT
  • 17. Country Males Females 0‐19 20‐39 40‐59 60+ 0‐19 20‐39 40‐59 60+ Argentina 19 15 10 6 18 15 11 8 Bangladesh 25 16 8 3 23 16 7 3 Brazil 20 17 9 3 19 17 10 4 Canada 13 15 14 7 12 15 14 9 China 17 18 11 5 16 17 11 5 Cuba 14 18 11 7 14 18 12 7 Egypt 24 16 9 3 23 15 9 3 France 13 14 13 9 12 14 13 12 Germany 11 15 14 10 10 14 13 14 Haiti 27 14 6 2 26 15 7 3 Honduras 27 15 6 2 26 15 6 3 India 22 16 9 4 21 15 9 4 Indonesia 21 17 9 3 20 17 9 4 Kenya 28 15 5 2 27 15 5 2 Mexico 22 16 8 3 21 17 8 4 Pakistan 27 15 7 2 25 14 7 2 Poland 14 15 13 7 14 14 14 10 Romania 13 16 12 8 12 15 13 11 Saudi Arabia 26 15 12 2 25 12 5 2 Thailand 17 19 10 4 17 18 10 5 United Kingdom 13 14 13 9 12 14 13 12