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16 Cards in this Set

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World Population
~7 billion
US Population
312 million
5 most populous countries
China > India > US > Indonesia > Brazil
10 most populous cities

(choose 2)
Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Delhi, Guangzhou - China, Karachi - Pakistan, Istanbul - Turkey, Mumbai - India, Moscow - Russia, Sao Paulo - Brazil
Bay Area population
7.15 million
Larkspur population
12 thousand
Total Fertility Rate
Average # children born to a woman (1.7D, 2.7U)
Replacement Fertility Rate
# of children per couple to keep population constant (2.1D, 2.5U)
Birth rate factors
Children in the labor force
Cost of raising + educating kids
Pension systems
Infant death rate
Opportunities for women
Avg age of marriage
Death rate factors
Food supply/distribution
Medical advances
Water supply
Life expectancy (value?)
How long the average person lives - currently 69 and on the rise.

gives an idea of the services needed for the elderly and how population will compound
Infant mortality rate (value?)
# of babies (/1000) that die before age 1

Reflects Qo'L (nutrition, healthcare) and matches change in TFR
Growth rate (Current global rate - is it sustainable?)

Current WGR=1.3 - death rates have stabilized worldwide, so birthrate is the most important factor
Rule of 70 - Doubling time
70/(%gr) = doubling time

current world dt ~54 years
Demographic transition graph; 4 stages
Preindustrial - flat; high BR/DR

Transitional - healthcare improves, DR down, BR flat

Industrial - BR drops due to social change

Postindustrial - BR/DR even out, BR may even fall below DR

(Stage 5- contracting population)
Age structure diagrams
triangle (inverted) to oval as population expands then contracts