Ch. 4, sec 2 -population geography

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Ch. 4, sec 2 -population geography

  1. 1. Population Geography<br />Ch. 4, Sec. 2<br />
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  3. 3. Birthrate - # of live births/ 1000 people<br />Average – 22/1000<br />Mortality rate - # of deaths/ 1000 people<br />Does not represent the health of a nation<br />Infant mortality rate - # of deaths among infants under 1 year old/ 1000 live births<br />birthrate – mortality rate = Rate of natural increase <br />
  4. 4. Population Pyramid<br />Divides people by age and gender<br />Can see the affects of wars, famines, or epidemics in a population<br />
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  6. 6. Population Distribution<br />Habitable lands – have suitable climate and vegetation for living<br />Heavily populated along rivers and coast lines<br />Arable lands – land good for farming<br />Migration<br />Push – Pull factors<br />Push = cause people to leave<br />Pull = draws people in<br />
  7. 7. Population Density<br />Average # of people who live in a measurable area (square mile)<br />Not accurate when looking at large areas<br />Carrying capacity - # of organisms (people, animals, plants) a piece of land can support<br />

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