Population Projections: Definition & Calculations


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What is a population projection?

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1. In the cohort-component method, what is a cohort?

2. Which of these is not a component of population change?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these study tools to discover the extent of your knowledge on population projections. Topics on the quiz include population projections and identifying the cohort-component method.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will help you to:

  • Recognize components of the changes in populations
  • Understand net migrations
  • Interpret the projection population for a given scenario

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will help you to:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on population projections
  • Making connections use your understanding of the concept of a cohort and how it is connected to the cohort-component method
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding net migrations and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Find out more about this subject via the lesson entitled Population Projections: Definitions & Calculations. The lesson will adhere to the following objectives:

  • Explain demographics
  • Understand what a population estimate is
  • Recognize how to calculate population projections