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demographics

[ dem-uh-graf-iks, dee-muh- ]
/ ˌdɛm əˈgræf ɪks, ˌdi mə- /
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noun

(used with a plural verb) the statistical data of a population, especially those showing average age, income, education, etc.

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Origin of demographics

First recorded in 1965–70; see origin at demographic, -ics
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demographics
/ (ˌdɛməˈɡræfɪks, ˌdiːmə-) /

pl n

data resulting from the science of demography; population statistics
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