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Glossary of CHAPTER 3 vocab for geography

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population
total number of people in an area
population distribution
the way the population is spread out over an area
demography
the science that studies popusation distribution and change
population density
the average number of people per square mile or square kilometer
birthrate
the number of live births each year per 1,000 people
death rate
the number of deaths each year per 1,000 people
migration
the movement of people from one place or region to another
immigrants
people who move into one country from another
urbanization
the movement of people to cities, and the growth of cities
rural
located in the countryside
urban
located in cities and towns
economy
a system in which people make,exchnge, and use things that have value
producers
owners and workers
consumers
people who buy and use products
capitalism
an economic system in which individuals own most businesses

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