The region of the world with the highest incidence of HIV infections is
The replacement-level fertility rate is ____ for developed countries and ____ for developing countries.
Which factor below is least likely to affect birth and fertility rates today?
The text suggests that one key demographic statistic is the percentage of people in a region that are under 15 years of age. Why is this statistic important?
A metropolitan region of 100,000 people has 2000 births, 500 deaths, 200 emigrants, and 100 immigrants over a 1-year period. Its population growth rate is
Which of the following pairs of indicators best reflects the availability of health care in a country?
Which of the following characteristics are typical of developed countries?
I High technology use
II Low GDP
III Small-scale sustainable agriculture
Which of the following statements about total fertility rate is correct
Even if a country reduces its birth rate and maintains replacement-level fertility, its population will still continue to grow for several decades because of
At current growth rates, which country will probably be the most populous in the world after 2050?
Which of the following countries best exemplifies phase 4 of a demographic transition?
Using the rule of 70, a population growing at 10% would double in
Populations whose age structure diagrams are narrower at the bottom than at the top have
A particular country has a Total Fertility Rate equal to replacement level fertility and emigration equal to immigration. Which of the following must be true?
Population size can be estimated using the formula