Demographic Transition Theory: Definition & Examples

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What is the study of demographics?

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1. What trends are predicted by the demographic transition theory?

2. What percentage of societies were in stage one of the demographic transition theory before 1700?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination aim to determine your grasp on the demographic transition theory and different aspects of this theory, such as its stages.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

As you take this quiz, you will be asked questions pertaining to:

  • Stage one and stage five of the theory
  • Order of population change according to the demographic transition theory
  • Definition of demographic study
  • Trends predicted by the demographic transition theory

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will give you ample opportunity to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related demographics lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding population trends
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the various stages of the demographic transition theory

Additional Learning

Further your understanding of this theory by reviewing the accompanying lesson, Demographic Transition Theory: Definition & Examples, which will address the following:

  • Demographics
  • Other stages of the theory, such as the stage where a country is begins its industrial development
  • Responses to the demographic transition theory
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