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Flashcards - CLEP Social Science and History: Studying Populations

Flashcards - CLEP Social Science and History: Studying Populations
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mortality rate
Mortality rate, or death rate, is a measure of the number of deaths in a particular population, scaled to the size of that population, per unit of time
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migrant
The term \""""migrant worker\"""" has different official meanings and connotations in different parts of the world
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natural resources
Natural resources are resources that exist without actions of humankind
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megacities
A megacity is usually defined as a metropolitan area with a total population in excess of ten million people
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population
A population is a summation of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding
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population
A population is a summation of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding
megacities
A megacity is usually defined as a metropolitan area with a total population in excess of ten million people
natural resources
Natural resources are resources that exist without actions of humankind
migrant
The term \""""migrant worker\"""" has different official meanings and connotations in different parts of the world
mortality rate
Mortality rate, or death rate, is a measure of the number of deaths in a particular population, scaled to the size of that population, per unit of time
net migration
Net migration rate is the difference of immigrants and emigrants of an area in a period of time, divided per 1,000 inhabitants
Physiological density
The physiological density or real population density is the number of people per unit area of arable land
population growth rate
In biology, population growth is the increase in the number of individuals in a population
urban area
An urban area is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment
ecological footprint
An ecological footprint is a measure of human impact on Earth's ecosystems
population density
Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density

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