Population Change from Aging, Death, and Migration

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Manuel is a graduate student from Honduras who has resided in the United States for the last four years. How is Manuel's status in the US defined by the United Nations?

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1. The population change formula uses the term 'natural increase' to refer to _____.

2. In 2012, the net migration of Puerto Rico was -103,537. If 178,987 people migrated out of the island that year, how many people migrated to the island?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This five-question quiz will test students' knowledge of population change and focuses on the areas of fertility, mortality, and migration.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

By taking this quiz, students can improve their knowledge of the following:

  • Fertility level required to replace yourself and your partner
  • Individuals who reside in a foreign country for more than a year
  • Definition of 'natural increase'
  • Term for the number of children a woman bears during her reproductive years

Skills Practiced

When taking this quiz, students will be improving the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related political science lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding fertility levels
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about immigration and its effects on population

Additional Learning

For more information on this subject, take a look at the related lesson Population Change from Aging, Death, and Migration. It will cover the following objectives:

  • Define many terms, including fertility, mortality rate, and migration
  • Identify the factors that alter population
  • Differentiate between natural increase and net migration
  • Distinguish immigrants from emigrants
  • Describe the effects of fertility and mortality on the population
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