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SOC246 Class 3

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Markus Schafer

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Class 3Population AgingLooks at people as aggregatesWhat is happening in a given population Demography the study of populations Population aging is Unprecedented development the population are growing oldPervasive pattern something that is influential to the world over Enduring patternNo prospect or reversal Profound in its consequencesWhy should we careprofound consequencesThe burden of gaining etc Basic Terms and ConceptsAge structure number or proportion of people in a given population of a given age PakistanThis population pyramidsome ages with diff proportion of males and femalesYoung population big on bottom and thin on toptriangleNew ZealandBiggest groupages 3539 JapanOldest age structure Basic Ways To Describe an Age StructureMean what is the average age of populationSkewed very easilysensitive to outlier value
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