demography

noun de·mog·ra·phy \ di-ˈmä-grə-fē \

Definition of demography

sociology
: the statistical study of human populations especially with reference to size and density (see density 2c), distribution, and vital statistics

demographer

play \-fər\ noun

Examples of demography in a Sentence

  1. the shifting demography of Europe

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Origin and Etymology of demography

French démographie, from Greek dēmos people + French -graphie -graphy


DEMOGRAPHY Defined for English Language Learners

demography

noun

Definition of demography for English Language Learners

  • : 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


Medical Dictionary

demography

noun de·mog·ra·phy \ di-ˈmäg-rə-fē \

medical Definition of demography

plural demographies
: the statistical study of human populations especially with reference to size and density, distribution, and vital statistics

demographer

play \-fər\ noun

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