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Demography

The study of population, size, composition, growth and distribution

2

Population equation

Fertility - morality +/- migration

3

Malthus theorem

Thought the food supply increases arithmetically populations grow geometrically.

4

Population pyramid

Shows the age/sex distribution of a population.

5

Urbanization

50% of U.S population lives in urban areas of 1m+

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Demographic transition

Stage 1: High birth rates and high death rates
Stage 2: High birth rates and low death rates
Stage 3: Dropping birth rates
Stage 4: Stability population with low birth and low death rates.