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demography

noun de·mog·ra·phy \di-ˈmä-grə-fē\

: the study of changes (such as the number of births, deaths, marriages, and illnesses) that occur over a period of time in human populations; also : a set of such changes

Full Definition of DEMOGRAPHY

:  the statistical study of human populations especially with reference to size and density, distribution, and vital statistics
de·mog·ra·pher \-fər\ noun

Examples of DEMOGRAPHY

  1. the shifting demography of Europe

Origin of DEMOGRAPHY

French démographie, from Greek dēmos people + French -graphie -graphy
First Known Use: 1880

Other Sociology Terms

bourgeois, ethos, eugenics, exurb, incommunicado, intelligentsia, megalopolis, metrosexual, mores, subculture
Medical Dictionary

demography

noun de·mog·ra·phy \di-ˈmäg-rə-fē\
plural de·mog·ra·phies

Medical Definition of DEMOGRAPHY

:  the statistical study of human populations especially with reference to size and density, distribution, and vital statistics
de·mog·ra·pher \-fər\ noun

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