Definition of Demography

1. Noun. The branch of sociology that studies the characteristics of human populations.

Exact synonyms: Human Ecology
Generic synonyms: Sociology
Derivative terms: Demographer, Demographist



Definition of Demography

1. n. The study of races, as to births, marriages, mortality, health, etc.

Definition of Demography

1. Noun. The study of human populations, and how they change. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Demography

1. [n -PHIES]

Medical Definition of Demography

1. The study of races, as to births, marriages, mortality, health, etc. Demograph"ic. Origin: Gr. The people. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demography

demodulations
demodulator
demodulators
demoed
demogogue
demogrants
demographer
demographers
demographic
demographical
demographically
demographics
demographies
demographist
demography (current term)
demogroup
demogroups
demoi
demoing
demoiselle
demoiselle crane
demoiselle cranes
demoiselles
demoldable
demolike
demolish
demolished
demolisher
demolishers

Literary usage of Demography

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Lancet (1898)
"In the first section of the division devoted to demography the simple, rapid, ... The best methods of drawing diagrams and of teaching demography as applied ..."

2. The Huguenot Population of France, 1600-1685: The Demographic Fate and by Philip Benedict, American Philosophical Society (1991)
"As the Prologue has already suggested, historical demography can contribute to religious history not simply by illuminating the numerical evolution of a ..."

3. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1913)
"First in order of importance was undoubtedly the International Congress of Hygiene and demography described below. A second was the International Congress ..."

4. Publications of the American Statistical Association by American Statistical Association (1897)
"NOTES ON demography. Census of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1895. Horace G. Wad! in. Part I: Vol. 1. ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1894)
"OH HANDBOOK OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND demography. I!y EDWARD F. WILLOUGHBY, MD Pp. 509. London and New York: Macmillan & Co., 1893. THIS little book is a very ..."

6. Federalism: The Canadian Experience by Ronald L. Watts (1997)
"1.4 Canada's geography, demography and society In the course of its 130 years of existence Canada as a federation has expanded from four provinces to ten ..."

7. Report (1905)
"It is interesting to note that the general subject, demography, ... Other sections with which demography bears close relations are biology and anthropology, ..."

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