Terms
Countries and Regions
Countries and Growth
Demographic Transitions
Thomas Malthus and population
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What is a catogram?

depicts concentration of the world's population by sizing countries on a map by population

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What are the 4 major population clusters?

East Asia, South Asia, Europe, & Southeast Asia

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What are the components of population growth?

crude birth rate, crude death rate, natural increase rate.

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What are the 4 stages of demographic transition?

1: low growth, 2: high growth, 3: decreasing growth, 4: low growth

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Who is Thomas Malthus?

he was the first person to argue population growth was going to end the world because there was not enough food supplies.

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what is Maternal Mortality Rate ?

Number of deaths per thousand of women giving birth - very indicative of the healthcare system.

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What is the largest country in population?

China

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What affects doubling time?

rate of natural increase

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What are the characteristics of Stage 1 of the demographic transition?

very high birth and death rates; produce virtually no long-term NIR (hunters and gatherers)

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What are neo-malthusians

people who agree with Thomas malthus

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what is Infant Mortality Rate

the death rate during the first year of life compared to the number of live births.

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Relativly few people live in areas that are...

too dry, too wet, too cold, too mountainous.

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What countries have the highest CBR?

sub-Saharan,Africa

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What are the characteristics of Stage 2 of the demographic transition?

rapidly declining CDR, very high CBR, very high NIR; improved medical technology

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What are some arguments against Malthus' theory?

the food production has been greater than the NIR, Malthus was too pessimistic about population growth, etc.

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what is Epidemiologic Transition

Distinctive causes of death in each stage of the demographic transition.

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What countries have lower agricultural densities?

a.developed countries

b.undevolped countries 

c.developing countries

developed countries

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What country has the lowest CBR?

Europe

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What are the characteristics of Stage 3 of the demographic transition?

CBR rapidly declines, CDR continues to decline, NIR begins to moderate; people have fewer children

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What type of country spends the most on health care?


a.developing countries

b.developed countries

c.undeveloped countries

developed countries 

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what is Ecumene

The portion of Earth's surface occupied by permanent human settlement.

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What countries have over 95% of the natural increase rate?

a.developed countries

b.developing countries 

c.undevloped countries

developing countries.

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What are the 2 most populous countries?

China and India, India could soon surpass China.

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What are the characteristics of Stage 4 of the demographic transition?

very low CBR, very low CDR; virtually no long-term NIR (possibly decrease)-- when there is zero population growth (ZPG)

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In what countries is health care a private service?

A.Developing countries 

B. developed countries 

C.developing countries and the united states 

d.developed countries and the united states

developing countries and the United States 

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