Notes On Canadian And World Issues

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Canadian and World Issues Unit 2: Notes - Crude birth rate (CBR): is the annual number of births per 1,000 population - Crude death rate (CDR): is the annual number of deaths per 1,000 population - Infant mortality rate: measures the number of deaths each year to infants under 1 year of age per 1,000 live births - Total fertility rate (TFR): is the average number of children a woman would have if she maintained today 's level of childbearing throughout her reproductive years - Age and sex structure of a population: refers to the number or proportion of males and females who are in each age category, tells us about a population 's past trends in fertility, mortality, and migration, provides information about the population 's potential for future growth - Purchasing power parity per capita (GNI PPP/capita): converts income into "international dollars" in terms of USD - Rate of natural increase: the difference between births and deaths, expressed as a percentage - A population projection: is a computation of future changes in population numbers based on assumptions about future trends in fertility, mortality, and migration. - Activity 1: Geographical Information Systems (GIS) - GIS: assemblage of computer hardware/software, and geographic data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and exhibiting all forms of geographically referenced information, interprets that data, allowing you to see relationships, interactions, patterns, or trends that are not possible to see with
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