the science of vital and social statistics, as of the births, deaths, diseases, marriages, etc., of populations.
- de·mog·ra·pher, de·mog·ra·phist, noun
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How to use demography in a sentence
I mean, if you think about big changes in American social life — like, if you go to the demography meetings and someone finds a 3-percent shift in fertility, we’re high-fiving each other in the hallways.Is There Really a “Loneliness Epidemic”? (Ep. 407 Rebroadcast) | Stephen J. Dubner | September 2, 2021 | Freakonomics
Thompson’s prediction was purely theoretical, but it became foundational to the field of demography.How Low Can America’s Birth Rate Go Before It’s A Problem? | Stephanie H. Murray | June 9, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
Some digital marketers don’t know the importance of analyzing the demography of users who visit their websites.Seven underrated Google Analytics features that boost performance | Chuks Chukwuemeka | December 18, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Jardina stressed to us that in the short term, demography is not destiny.
I mean, if you think about big changes in American social life — like, if you go to the demography meetings and someone finds like a 3-percent shift in fertility, we’re high-fiving each other in the hallways.Is There Really a “Loneliness Epidemic”? (Ep. 407) | Stephen J. Dubner | February 27, 2020 | Freakonomics
“demography and immigration played an important role,” said Stefano Jesurum, a council member of the Jewish community of Milan.In Italy, a Traditional Jewish Lifestyle is Disappearing | Anna Momigliano | December 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
In other words, you can win with a base mobilization strategy, but it leaves you vulnerable to demography.
Israel has always sought maximum Palestinian geography with minimal Palestinian demography.
demography denial, as I wrote here recently, is in fashion on the Israeli right.
The demography deniers want to prove that negotiations based on the 1967 lines are impossible.
Congress on Hygiene and demography, Washington, iv, p. 182-185.Handbook of Medical Entomology | William Albert Riley
A study of the demography, the social, educational, and moral life of the anthracite regions.Introduction to the Science of Sociology | Robert E. Park
Demology, de-mol′o-jī, n. same as demography: the theory of the origin and development of nations.
British Dictionary definitions for demography
the scientific study of human populations, esp with reference to their size, structure, and distribution
- demographer or demographist, noun
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Cultural definitions for demography
The quantitative study of human populations. Demographers study subjects such as the geographical distribution of people, birth and death rates, socioeconomic status, and age and sex distributions in order to identify the influences on population growth, structure, and development.
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