lunes, 24 de mayo de 2010

Population Rates

1. Why is it called a crude rate?

Because is referred to simply as the birth rate.


2. What aspect of population growth or decline is not measured by the natural increase calculation?

The infant mortality, the number of children for woman, the fertility...



3. Calculate the Birth and Death Rates for Ireland in each of the four years.

Birth Rate:

-1995: 13/1000
-1998: 14/1000
-2000: 14/1000
-2002: 15/1000

Death Rate:


-1995: 8/1000
-1998: 8/1000
-2000: 8/1000
-2002: 7/1000

4. Calculate the Natural Increase for Ireland in each of the four years.


Natural Increase:


-1995: 4/1000
-1998: 5/1000
-2000: 6/100
-2002: 7/1000


5.
Write a short paragraph outlining the population changes experienced over the period from 1995 to 2002, based on this data.

The Birth Rate increased, but the Deaths went down. So, the population increased.





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