demographic


1de·mo·graph·ic

adjective \ˌde-mə-ˈgra-fik, ˌdē-mə-\

: of or relating to the study of changes that occur in large groups of people over a period of time : of or relating to demography

Full Definition of DEMOGRAPHIC

1
:  of or relating to demography or demographics
2
:  relating to the dynamic balance of a population especially with regard to density and capacity for expansion or decline
de·mo·graph·i·cal·ly \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of DEMOGRAPHIC

de·mo·graph·ic also de·mo·graph·i·cal \-fi-kəl\

Examples of DEMOGRAPHIC

  1. The demographic information shows that the population increased but the average income went down.

First Known Use of DEMOGRAPHIC

1882

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Malthusian, anthropogenic, biomass, carbon footprint, crepuscular, niche, sere, symbiosis, taiga, tundra

2demographic

noun

demographics : the qualities (such as age, sex, and income) of a specific group of people

: a group of people that has a particular set of qualities

Full Definition of DEMOGRAPHIC

1
plural :  the statistical characteristics of human populations (as age or income) used especially to identify markets
2
:  a market or segment of the population identified by demographics

Examples of DEMOGRAPHIC

  1. The town's demographics suggest that the restaurant will do well there.
  2. The newspaper will be making some changes in order to adapt to the region's shifting demographics.
  3. The demographics of the disease are changing, and we are seeing much younger people being affected by it.

First Known Use of DEMOGRAPHIC

circa 1966

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite

de·mo·graph·ic

adjective \ˌdē-mə-ˈgraf-ik, ˌdem-ə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DEMOGRAPHIC

1
: of or relating to demography
2
: relating to the dynamic balance of a population especially with regard to density and capacity for expansion or decline
de·mo·graph·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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