Occurs where other natural resources are.>Economic opportunities draw people to settle in
Dispersed Population Density
typically areas of agriculture because people tend to live on farms that spread over regions
Someone who leaves a region to settle in another
Number of people per 1000 population in one year who emigrate
Someone who moves to a new country to settle
sells products outside the community, bringing money into the community(agriculture)
Non- basic Industry
sells products within the community. does not bring money into the community (Hotel, Gym)
Industry that deals with the production of primary products such as minerals that are mine or quarried, or an agricultural product that is harvested in its raw state. (E.g. fishing, mining, logging)
Industry dealing with manufacturing or construction (E.g. Chemical Plant, Construction worker)
Industry that provides service rather than goods. (E.g. banking, entertainment)
Highly specialized (and usually expensive) knowledge- based technological and support services (E.g. research and development, information technology.
Distance North or South of the equator, measured in degrees.
Distance East to West of the Prime Meridian, measure in degrees.
Characteristic of a society that is made up of many different cultures. (E.g. Canada is made up 97% immigrants or descendants of immigrants)
Total effect on the economy caused by an expansion or contraction in one part of it. For example, a new mine employing 300 peo0pple may cause 900 other jobs to develop in manufacturing and services.
Difference between the birth rate and death rate of a country (birth rate – death rate = natural Increase)
Period of geological time from the beginning of the earth to 570 million years ago; first era in the Earth’s geological history. Longest Era
A national policy of trying to protect certain industries by having high tariffs. Opposite of free trade.
Factors that draw immigrants to a country. (E.g. job opportunities, freedom of speech or religion, lower taxes)
Factors that cause people to emigrate from their country. (E.g. war, no human rights, terrorism)
Person who migrates to another country out of fear of cruel or inhumane treatment in their own country
tertiary industries that provide functions need by other industries and society in general. Services include retailing, education, healthcare, communication, and government. The service sector is the largest part of Canada’s Economy.
tax charged on goods imported into a country to protect local industries from foreign competition
Why are Automobile important?
Important for movement of people and goods from one place to another.