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The number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people.
Death Rate
The number of births per year for every 1,000 people.
Birth Rate
The growth rate of a population is the difference between an areas birth and death rate.
Natural Increase
Movement of people from place to place.
Migration
Model that uses birth and death rates to show changes in the population trends of a country or region.
Demographic Transition
Number of years it takes a population to double in size.
Doubling Time
The pattern of human settlement.
Population Distribution
The number of people living on a square mile or square kilometer of land.
Population Density
Way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs and customs.
Culture
Large groups of languages having similar roots.
Language Family
People who share language, history, place of origin, or all.
Ethnic Group
Countries that have certain traits in common.
Culture Region
The process of spreading new knowledge from one culture to another.
Cultural Diffusion
World's first civilization arose.
Cultural Hearths
Gives all key powers to national or central.
Unitary System
Divides the power of government between the national, state, or provincial.
Federal System
Any system of government in which the power and authority to rule belong to a single individual.
Autocracy
Form of autocratic government.
Monarchy
Any system of government in which a small group holds power.
Oligarchy
Any system of government in which leaders rule with consent of citizens.
Democracy
Habit & custom determine roles for all economic activity.
Traditional Economy