Conceptual Points

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Chapter 3 Conceptual Points 1. Population of a country depends on two main factors. The birth and the death rate are the two main factors in population. If the number of people that die and the number of people that are born each year are close, the population will stay at a same rate and growth. Immigration also is a factor in population.

2. Crude density also called arithmetic density: this is the total number of people divided by the total land area. This gives us a basic concept of how many people live in an area of land. Countries like China and India have a high crude density population 3. Generation X: this is a new concept that has risen in the past 10 years or so. People whom in their late teens and early twenties are considered part of generation X. These people are forced to take care of a large baby boomer population that is getting older.

Generation X kids have got the rap of being lazy and less interested in politics then younger generations. This generation has been made out to be less involved in society also.

4. Crude Birthrate: The crude birthrate or CBR is the ratio of the number of live births in a single year for every thousand people in the population. The crude birthrate is very critical to show population growths or declines. This rate is influenced by academic and economic situations of the women in a country.

5. Crude death rate and life expectancy: Both of these concepts are linked. CDR is the number of deaths in a single year for every thousand people in a population. Life expectancy is how long a person can expect to live from birth to death. These two concepts can greatly increase or decrease...