APHG 2.3

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APHG 2.3
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  1. demographic transition
    the process of change in a society's population from a condition of high crude birth and death rates and low rate of natural increase to a condition of low crude birth and death rates, low rate of natural increase, and a higher total population
  2. the process of change from a society's population from a condition of high crude birth and death rates and low rate of natural increase to a condition of low crude birth and death rates, and a higher total population
    demographic transition
  3. agricultural revolution
    the time when human beings first domesticated plants and animals and no longer relied entirely on hunting and gathering
  4. the time when human beings first domesticated plants and animals and no longer relied entirely on hunting and gathering
    agricultural revolution
  5. industrial revolution
    conjunction of major improvements in industrial technology that transformed the process of manufacturing goods and delivering them to market
  6. conjunction of major improvements in industrial technology that transformed the process of manufacturing goods and delivering them to market
    industrial revolution
  7. medical revolution
    medical technology invented in Europe and North America that is diffused to the poorer countries of Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Improved medical practices have eliminated many of the traditional causes of death in poorer countries and enabled more people to live longer and healthier lives
  8. medical technology invented in Europe and North America that is diffused to the poorer countries of Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Improved medical practices have eliminated many of the traditional causes of death in poorer countries and enabled more people to live longer and healthier lives.
    medical revolution
  9. ZPG: zero population growth
    when the CBR declines to the point where it equals the CDR, and the NIR approaches 0.
  10. when the CBR declines to the point where it equals the CDR, and the NIR approaches 0.
    ZPG: zero population growth
  11. population pyramid
    a country's population can be displayed by age and gender groups on a bar graph
  12. a country's population can be displayed by age and gender groups on a bar graph
    population pyramid
  13. dependency ratio
    number of people who are too young or too old to work, compared to the number of people in their productive years
  14. number of people who are too young or too old to work, compared to the number of people in their productive years
    dependency ratio
  15. sex ratio
    number of males per hundred females in the population
  16. number of males per hundred females in the population
    sex ratio

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