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The growth and structure of human populations

Ansley J. Coale

The growth and structure of human populations

a mathematical investigation

by Ansley J. Coale

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Demography -- Mathematical models

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[by] Ansley J. Coale.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB885 .C54
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 227 p.
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4918149M
    ISBN 100691093571
    LC Control Number76166365

    Figure 1: Human Population Growth over Time. The human population growth of the last century has been truly phenomenal. It required only 40 years after for the population to double from billion to 5 billion. This doubling time is less than the average human lifetime. The age structure of a population is an important factor in population dynamics. Age structure is the proportion of a population at different age ranges. Age structure allows better prediction of population growth, plus the ability to associate this growth with the level of economic development in the region.

    5 The consequences of rapid population growth This chapter shows that rapid population growthat rates above 2 percent, common in most developing countries todayacts as a brake on development. Up to a point, population growth can be accommodated: in the past three decades many countries have managed to . Bottom Line: The main action of GH is to stimulate linear growth in children; however, it also fosters a healthy body composition by increasing muscle and reducing fat mass, maintains normal blood glucose levels, and promotes a favorable lipid discuss the history of GH therapy and the development of the current formulation of recombinant human GH given as daily subcutaneous.

    Population growth rates are also affected by immigration and emigration of individuals to and from other populations. If the probabilities of immigration or emigration are sex-specific, then a given population’s growth rate will be influenced not only by its sex ratio, but by the sex ratios of populations from which it receives migrants and. This is demonstrated in two ways: first by showing as was done in my former book "Studies in Human Biology," that in a great variety of countries all of the recorded census history which exists is accurately described by the same general mathematical equation as that which describes the growth of experimental populations; second, by bringing.


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