APHG: 2.1 - 2.2

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chapter 2 - sections 1 & 2
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  1. demography
    scientific study of population charactistics
  2. scientific study of population characteristics
    demography
  3. overpopulation
    the number of people in an area exceeds the capacity of the environment to support life at a decent standard of living
  4. the number of people in an area exceeds the capacity of the environment to support life at a decent standard of living
    overpopulation
  5. ecumene
    portion of Earth's surface occupied by permanent human settlement
  6. portion of Earth's surface occupied by permanent human settlement
    ecumene
  7. arithmetic density
    total number of people divided by total land area
  8. total number of people divided by total land area
    arithmetic density
  9. physiological density
    number of people supported by a unit area of arable land
  10. agricultural density
    ration of the number of farmers to the amount of arable land
  11. ratio of the number of farmers to the amount of arable land
    agricultural density
  12. CBR: Crude Birth Rate
    total number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people alive in the society
  13. total number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people alive in the society
    CBR: Crude Birth Rate
  14. CDR: Crude Death Rate
    total number of deaths in a year for every 1,000 people alive in the society
  15. total number of deaths in a year for every 1,000 people alive in the society
    CDR: Crude Death Rate
  16. NIR: National Increase Rate
    percentage by which a population grows in a year
  17. percentage by which a population grows in a year
    NIR: National Increase Rate
  18. doubling time
    number of years needed to double a population
  19. number of years needed to double a population
    doubling time
  20. TFR: Total Fertility Rate
    measure the number of births in a society
  21. measure the number of births in a society
    TFR: Total Fertility Rate
  22. IMR: Infant Mortality Rate
    the annual number of deaths of infants under 1 yr. of age, compared with total live births
  23. the annual number of deaths of infants under 1 yr. of age, compared with total live births
    IMR: Infant Mortality Rate
  24. life expectancy
    average number of years a newborn infant can expect to live at current mortality levels
  25. average number of years a newborn infant can expect to live at current mortality levels
    life expectancy

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