Demography

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Population is defined as the number of people in a given area (such as a country, region or city) to which a specific vital rate applies, that is, the denominator of the crude birth rate or death rate; that population determined by a census.

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Keywords:  population, demography
 

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  • Population

    Population is defined as all nationals present in, or temporarily absent from a country, and aliens permanently settled in a country. This indicator shows the number of people that usually live in an area.
  • Working age population

    The working age population is defined as those aged 15 to 64. The basic indicator for employment is the proportion of the working age population aged 15-64 who are employed.
  • Young population

    The youth population is defined as those people aged less than 15. The share of dependent population is calculated as the total elderly and youth population expressed as a ratio of the total population.
  • Elderly population

    The elderly population is defined as people aged 65 and over. The share of the dependent population is calculated as total elderly and youth population expressed as a ratio of the total population.
  • Fertility rates

    The total fertility rate in a specific year is defined as the total number of children that would be born to each woman if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years and give birth to children in alignment with the prevailing age-specific...
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