Social Studies World Geography And Global Issues Vocabulary 6th grade

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Demography
The study of population patterns and change
Population
All the people in a particular area
Population Density
The number of people in a defined area such as a square mile
Population Distribution
The pattern or spread of people in a given area
Cartogram
A type of map used to present statistical information
Birth Rate
The number of births per 1,000 people
Death Rate
The number of deaths per 1,000 people
Census
The periodic count of a nations population by its government
Rate of Natural Increase
The birth rate minus the death rate expressed as a percentage
Migration
The movement of people
Fertility Rate
The average number of children per woman
Categories: Geography