AP Human Geography Ch 2 (Population)

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MDC’s
Most population growth is concentrated where?
Asia
Where does more than half of the people in the world live?
Number of people divided by land
How do you find arithmetic density?
LDC’s
Where are the highest crude birth rates found?
Population increases geometrically, while food supply increases arithmetically
What did Malthus say?
decreases
As the GDP per capita increases, what does the crude birth rate generally do?
increases
As the GDP per capita increases, what does the crude death rate generally do?
decreases
As the GDP per capita increases, what does the natural increase rate generally do?
Dry, Wet, Cold, & High lands
What are the four types of land that lies outside the ecumene?
Industrial Revoultion
Why did today’s MDC’S move from stage 1 to stage 2 of the demographic transition?
Zero Population Growth
Why have some of today’s MDC’s recently moved from stage 3 to stage 4 of the demographic transition?
Medical Revolution
Why have today’s LDC’s moved from stage 1 to stage 2 of the demographic transition?
More people than resources available
How do geographers define the concept of overpopulation?
The portion of earth’s surface occupied by permanent human settlement
What is ecumene?
people per arable land
What’s physiological density?
the number of males per hundred females
What is sex ratio?
AIDS
What is the most lethal epidemic in recent years?
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