What is a population pyramid?

In this lesson we will be exploring a new type of graph called a population pyramid. These special graphs help us to see what the breakdown of a population is in terms of gender and age.

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Quiz:

Population Pyramids- What is a population pyramid?

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Q1.Japan has an ageing population.

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Q2.In a population pyramid, females are usually shown on which side of the graph?

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Q3.The Democratic Republic of Congo has a higher than average life expectancy, compared to other nations.

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Q4.What do population pyramids show?

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Q5.The Democratic Republic of Congo has a youthful population.

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Quiz:

Population Pyramids- What is a population pyramid?

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Japan has an ageing population.

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Q2.In a population pyramid, females are usually shown on which side of the graph?

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Q3.The Democratic Republic of Congo has a higher than average life expectancy, compared to other nations.

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Q4.What do population pyramids show?

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Q5.The Democratic Republic of Congo has a youthful population.

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Lesson summary: What is a population pyramid?

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