Month: October 2019

birth rate or fertility rate - meaning

birth rate or fertility rate – meaning

Birth Rate or fertility rate is the number of births per 1000 of the population. The birth rate is a measure of fertility. The physiological capacity of a woman to conceive and give birth to a child, regardless of whether it is a live birth or a stillbirth, is called fecundity. Lack of fecundity is …

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Definition of population pressure

Population pressure – meaning

Population pressure is a situation in which the number of people is greater than the carrying capacity of the land and its resources. In this case, the resources are fewer than the number of people and hence cannot satisfy the needs of the people in that particular area. Population pressure is related to overpopulation. Population …

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Population structure meaning

Population structure – meaning

Population structure refers to a composition in terms of the proportion of people according to certain status categories such as age, sex, educational level, marital status, the labor force (skilled or unskilled), ethnic status, household characteristics, health, citizenship, rural or urban category as well as economic status. The age-sex structure is commonly used in studying …

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Meaning of volcano

meaning of volcano

The volcano is the rupture on the crust of planetary mass such as earth, which allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from the magma chamber. Volcanic activities have spread all over the world and can happen both on land and beneath the ocean. Volcanic activities are especially active in convergent and divergent zones …

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