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Flashcards in Population Key Terms Deck (7):
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What is birth rate?

The number of babies born per thousand of the population per year

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What is death rate?

The number of deaths per thousand of the population per year

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What is natural change?

The difference between the birth rate and the death rate expressed as a percent

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What is natural increase?

When the birth rate exceeds the death rate and the population grows

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What is life expectancy?

The number of years a person is expected to live

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What is natural decrease?

When death rate exceeds birth rate and the population falls

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What is infant mortality rate?

The number of babies that die before their first birthday per thousand of the population per year

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