HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
WHERE          HOW    WHY
Human Geography• Global issues- topics/events that have the ability  to change the way each person lives their day-to-  da...
Today’s Terms• Population- group of people living within a  particular region or space with well-established  boundaries (...
Population Growth•   6000 BCE- 5 million•   1 CE- 250 million•   1810- 1 billion•   1960- 3 billion•   2010- 6,840,507, 00...
Census• Not very accurate  – Why?• Poverty• Illiteracy• Tax evasion
Urban vs. Rural• Urban (city)• Rural (outlying areas)
Population Density• Concentration of people living in a geographic  area• To calculate: divide total number of people  liv...
Canadian Population•   +33 million•   Approx. 3 people per sq. km•   BC- approx 4.2 people per sq. km•   Downtown Vancouve...
Windsor to Quebec Corridor• Canada’s largest cities in 1100 km stretch  – Windsor  – London  – Hamilton                   ...
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Human Geography Intro

  1. 1. HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
  2. 2. WHERE HOW WHY
  3. 3. Human Geography• Global issues- topics/events that have the ability to change the way each person lives their day-to- day life• Human geography- study of the world, its people, community, and cultures• Inter-connectedness- close connection of all humans, animals, and plants• Global village- the world and all of the inhabitants of planet earth as a small village system
  4. 4. Today’s Terms• Population- group of people living within a particular region or space with well-established boundaries (ex. Canada)• Exponential population growth- ultra –rapid poluation growth that occurs over a short period of times• Demography- study and analysis of population numbers• Census- formal counting of people, records population numbers
  5. 5. Population Growth• 6000 BCE- 5 million• 1 CE- 250 million• 1810- 1 billion• 1960- 3 billion• 2010- 6,840,507, 000• 2100- UN estimates 10 billion
  6. 6. Census• Not very accurate – Why?• Poverty• Illiteracy• Tax evasion
  7. 7. Urban vs. Rural• Urban (city)• Rural (outlying areas)
  8. 8. Population Density• Concentration of people living in a geographic area• To calculate: divide total number of people living in an area by the area they occupyExample: 10,000 = 100 100 sq.km people per sq. km
  9. 9. Canadian Population• +33 million• Approx. 3 people per sq. km• BC- approx 4.2 people per sq. km• Downtown Vancouver- 20,000+ per sq. km• Bangladesh- 1000 people per sq. km• China and Indian =2 billion
  10. 10. Windsor to Quebec Corridor• Canada’s largest cities in 1100 km stretch – Windsor – London – Hamilton WHY? – Toronto – Ottawa – Montreal – Quebec

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