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Population

The word “Population Growth” has its origin from the latin words ‘Populus’ meaning people. According to ecological term;population is group of people of the same species occupying a particular space”. Population is subdivided further into demes or local population which is group of interbreeding organism in demes; they share a common gene pool. Population density is defined as a number of individual per unit area or per unit volume of environment. When the size of the individual is uniform the...

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Population

Population Density, Distribution and Growth in Jamaica Name: Janice Jones School: Territory: Jamaica Centre no: Year: 2012 Population Distribution Population Distribution may be defined as the arrangement or spread of people living in a given area; also, how the population of an area is arranged according to variables such as age, race, or sex. How to construct a population distribution map (choropleth) Parish | Area (KM) | Population (‘000s) | Density | Clarendon | 1196...

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Population Growth

Benjamin Sandoval Kyle Edminson April 12 Human population has exceeded 6 billion and will inevitably continue to grow. Population growth is heavily attributed to developing nations, primarily Africa where it is a cultural norm for women to bear many children to carry on the ancestral blood line. Navaho Indian also embrace a culture of producing many children as a means of repopulating their people. It is typical for a Navahoe female to drop out of school at an early age to procreate...

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Ageing Population

ever before. Concerning with this problem, a telegraph on 1st October, 2012 entitled “World faces ageing population time bomb says UN” was posted in order to provide the facts and forecasts about ageing population in the world and to recommend some ideas to deal with this problem. In spite the fact that living longer is a great achievement of human beings, a rapidly ageing population also leads to difficulties for many countries in all over the world. A recent report estimated that the...

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The aging population

 The aging population demographic HCS/490 February 24, 2014 Saeed Hamdan The aging population demographic There are many things that can happen in our lifetime. We can become rich or poor. We can get married, become divorced, or stay single. We can be graced with children or live a quiet life without them. We can climb the ladder of success at a large corporation, start our own business, become a tattoo artist, or follow any number of careers. There is one fact that we have no...

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Youth Population

Young Population Population age structure can have a significant impact on countries' stability, governance, economic development and the well-being of its people. Reasons for Young Population: * Recent decades of high fertility (births per woman) e.g. women in sub-Saharan Africa give birth to 5.5 children on average in their lifetimes. Uganda- very high fertility rate (6.7) and a high teenage pregnancy rate (25%) * Teenage girls sell themselves for sex to earn money and end up getting...

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Vulnerable Population

Vulnerable Population Vulnerable populations include children, the elderly, the homeless, those with chronic health conditions, economically disadvantaged, the racial and ethnic minorities, immigrants, and refugees. Vulnerability may arise from community, individual or larger population challenges. Immigrants have been identified as a vulnerable population, but there is heterogeneity in the degree to which they are vulnerable to inadequate health care. Factors that affect immigrants’ vulnerability...

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The Aging Population

The Aging Population Soc 202 December-19, 2010 The Aging Population The aging population seemed like one of the most important populations suffering in our world today. The aging society has a: Declining birthrate, Increase in the life expectancy of Americans, and consist of 13% (35 million) of the United States population. (Stanley, Baca, & Eitzen, 2008) When I think of the aging population in the United States I cannot let go of the thought that their future is going to be harder as...

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Aging Population

Topic: Aging PopulationTitle: What are the impact and solution of aging population in Hong Kong? Sub title: 1 Recent situation Situation in Hong Kong Results of our findings 2 Causes of aging population Results of the our findings Improvement of living standard Low fertility rate 3 Impact of aging population Results of our findings Economic development of Hong Kong Burden of government 4 Solution Results of our findings Postpone of retirement age Encourage childbirth by providing...

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The Older Population

THE OLDER POPULATION Gray is the new color of the world population. Today the globe is home to two billion people over the age of sixty, a group that is growing five times as quickly as the population as a whole. Of those, one hundred and eleven million are in the United States alone. With our elderly population increasing; we will have to find ways to care for them. According to the Census Bureau, more people were 65 and over in 2010, and increased at a faster rate than the...

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