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demographic transition

demographic transition  

The growth pattern that many human populations go through as countries develop, undergo industrialization and urbanization, and improve their standard of living. Birth and death rates converge and ...
mobility transition

mobility transition  

Change through time in the relative sizes of the rural‐to‐urban and urban‐to‐urban migration flows during the course of urbanization within a country. Contrast demographic transition.
more developed country

more developed country  

(MDC)A highly industrialized country that has high per capita incomes, low birth rates and death rates, low population growth rates, and high levels of industrialization and urbanization. Examples ...

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