population growth

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An increase in the number of people that reside in a country, state, county, or city. To determine whether there has been population growth, the following formula is used: (birth rate + immigration) - (death rate + emigration). Businesses and governmental bodies use this information to make determinations about investing in certain communities or regions.

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The state had undergone a lot of population growth over the last year and I knew it would have an impact on their economy.
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You need to be able to predict the population growth in your area and figure out how to take advantage of it.
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The population growth occurring in the region was unprecedented for the continent so we knew the demand for our goods would increase.
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