Flashcards in Population Key Terms Deck (7)
What is birth rate?
The number of babies born per thousand of the population per year
What is death rate?
The number of deaths per thousand of the population per year
What is natural change?
The difference between the birth rate and the death rate expressed as a percent
What is natural increase?
When the birth rate exceeds the death rate and the population grows
What is life expectancy?
The number of years a person is expected to live
What is natural decrease?
When death rate exceeds birth rate and the population falls