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Human Population and Demographics
Powerpoint Lecture

This lecture introduces students to some of the ways that our population, demographics, and growth rate is measured. Population pyramids are used to illustrate the differences in age and gender across the populations of different countries. The demographic transition model is also explained in this lecture.

Essential concepts: Human population, exponential growth, linear growth, pronatalist factors, antinatalist factors, fertility rate, birth rate, death rate, immigration, emigration, population pyramids, demographic transition model, developed countries, developing countries.

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