demography

  

Definition

Study of both quantitative and qualitative aspects of human population. Quantitative aspects include composition, density, distribution, growth, movement, size, and structure of the population. Qualitative aspects are the sociological factors such as education quality, crime, development, diet and nutrition, race, social class, wealth, well being.

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  • The demography of the population in Ghana is very homogenic, with very little variation in race or ethnic background or in income level or schooling achieved.

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  • The professor believed that demography was the key to discovering how to solve the many problems that had originated with modern society.

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  • In order to properly manage a team, the manager must be fully aware of both qualitative and quantitative aspects of the group's demography.

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