What do population pyramids show?

In this lesson we learn about what population pyramids show us, how to read them and how to compare different populations using population pyramids.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of the following will lead to a high death rate? Choose two responses.

Select two (2) boxes

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Q2.Which of the following is a characteristic of a country at stage 1 of the demographic transition model?

2/5

Q3.What causes a country to move to the higher stages of the demographic transition model?

3/5

Q4.Mechanisation is...

4/5

Q5.If healthcare improves what is likely to happen...

5/5

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of the following will lead to a high death rate? Choose two responses.

Select two (2) boxes

1/5

Q2.Which of the following is a characteristic of a country at stage 1 of the demographic transition model?

2/5

Q3.What causes a country to move to the higher stages of the demographic transition model?

3/5

Q4.Mechanisation is...

4/5

Q5.If healthcare improves what is likely to happen...

5/5

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Lesson 6 - What do population pyramids show?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Countries at stage 2 of the demographic transition model...

1/5

Q2.'Economically active' describes the population that...

2/5

Q3.If the birth rate is high, the base of the population pyramid will be...

3/5

Q4.A developing country's population pyramid is more likely to have a...

4/5

Q5.A developed country's population pyramid is more likely to have...

5/5

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Lesson 6 - What do population pyramids show?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Countries at stage 2 of the demographic transition model...

1/5

Q2.'Economically active' describes the population that...

2/5

Q3.If the birth rate is high, the base of the population pyramid will be...

3/5

Q4.A developing country's population pyramid is more likely to have a...

4/5

Q5.A developed country's population pyramid is more likely to have...

5/5

Lesson summary: What do population pyramids show?

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