GEOG 1200 Lecture Notes - Birth Rate, Dependency Ratio, Vital Record

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Published on 27 Nov 2011
School
University of Guelph
Department
Geography
Course
GEOG 1200
Professor
Population Geography
Who makes up a population
improvements to health care, allows people to live longer, fertility
treatments
Environmental conditions, ability to have more children, smog to mortality
rates, famine and drought killing people
where they are and where they choose to move to
sources of data
census
survey of population, generally national basis
cancellation of long form census, short form census basic information about
yourself
conservative government cancelled the mandatory long form census, if you
hadn't filled it out prior you could have gone to jail, that
would be embarrassing
the quality of data will not be maintained
homeless people don't fill out censuses
vital records
birth and death certificates
administrative record linkage
some Scandinavian countries do this, Canada is thinks about it
one repository that has all of your information in it
distribution
globally
where does everyone live, (map link in powerpoint)
most of the world lives in concentrated pockets, about 10% of the world's
mass, mostly up north of the equator, near water
ways and on the coast
within a nation
(link in powerpoint)
most of us live close to the american boarder, equmene
about 80 % of population lives in cities, areas with over 1000 people
Population density
globally (map in powerpoint)
most dense have over 400 people/km2
also places without liveable land
within a nation
notion of scale, depends on the level you look at something, the information
changes
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Who makes up a population improvements to health care, allows people to live longer, fertility treatments. Population density globally (map in powerpoint) most dense have over 400 people/km2 also places without liveable land within a nation notion of scale, depends on the level you look at something, the information changes (map in powerpoint) Population composition gender, age, employment, migrant status population pyramids, age and gender traditionally they would be the shape of pyramids change of the age pyramid means that the social climate is changing. Dependency ratio babies and old babies for the workers, 20 to 64 to take care of dependency ratio in canada will rise because of the old baby boomers. Total fertility rate focuses on women, how many children is a woman expected to have over her life time? cohort specific teen pregnancy is exploding total 1. 5 in canada, afghanistan 6. 8. Doubling time how long to double, whole world is about 40 years.

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