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  • Calculated Crime Rate
    530 words
    For example, the United States Census combines their population data with crime data compiled from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting system (UCR) to produce crime rates. These rates are calculated with a constant of 100,000 and are broken down by type of crime. As described by Sacco and Kennedy in The Criminal Event, the constant in the above equation is designed so the crime rate can be expressed per c (the constant) units of exposure. The selection of the constant is largely arbitrary, but rat...
  • Population Growth In The Developing World
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    World population, which reached 5.4 billion in mid-1991, is growing faster than ever before: three people every second, more than 250,000 every day. At the beginning of the decade (1991) the annual addition was 93 million; by the end (1998) it will approach 100 million. At this rate the world will have almost a billion more people (roughly the population of China) by the year 2001. Population and development are closely aligned. In Population: A Megalopolis is Born, Melvyn We slake sees these fa...
  • India With A Population
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    Population growth and its consequences is a highly complex and controversial issue. Curbing population should be a central issue in every country's list of problems. Overpopulation is responsible for the deterioration of the quality of human life in all parts of the world. It has been responsible for the intolerable gap in living standards between the rich and poor people. The rich are getting richer, but the more numerous poor are getting poorer. I myself, being from the second most populated c...
  • 4 1 Per 1000 Population
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    AVERAGE AMERICAN: A STATISTICAL REVIEW This research paper is about the average person in the United States. In this paper will write about how much education the average person receives, and how much money the average person makes. I will also write about poverty, family life, and mortality. In October of 1995 there were a total of 13,752,000 students enrolled in public high schools throughout the country. The average person will only complete high school and go on to college but not graduate f...
  • Natural Rates Of Population Growth
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    Explain and Evaluate Critically Malthus's Population Theory. In 1798 Thomas Robert Malthus, a British clergyman and professor, wrote an essay showing the way to modern demography. In 1824 he wrote a shorter final version, the article on population for that year's Encyclopedia Britannica. Malthus has been criticized for his lack of scientific foresight-he did not foresee modern advances leading to increased life expectancy, food production and birth control. He has been criticized for his politic...
  • Population Total
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    Since the 1970's, Venezuela has gone from being South America's richest nation into a nouveau-poor society in search of an identity. Once known as the Saudis of the West, Venezuelans have seen their economic fortunes decline in exact proportion to the general fall in world oil prices. Even so, Venezuela's many problems were hidden from view until relatively recently, when severity measures heralded the sort of economic crises so painfully familiar to other Latin American countries. Runaway infla...
  • Ukraine's Declining Population
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    Purcell Consulting Company is world's foremost independent consulting company regarding policy issues for governments, and we are glad that you have chosen us in helping with your policies. As addressed in your personal statement, you are extremely concerned about your country's population decline, and the years to come. This problem, distressing to say, is notably related to the way your government is governed, as well as other factors including health issues, and economics that puts a strain o...
  • Population Of Norway
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    Norway is one of the "three fingers" of Scandinavia, and is just larger than New Mexico. It covers 125,181 square miles. It is located in Northern Europe, bordering the North Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. The coastline stretches 21,925 km. The population of Norway is 4.3 million and growing. The population is predominantly or Nordic (Scandinavian) decent. There is also a small minority (20,000) of native S'amis (Laplander's), who live mostly in the North. Many aspects of business and managem...
  • Rate Of Earth's Population Growth
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    In the last few centuries, the number of people living on Earth has increased many times over. By the year 2000, there will be 10 times more people on Earth than there were 300 years ago. How can population grow so fast? Think of a family tree. At the top are 2 parents, and beneath them the children they had. Listed beneath those children are the children they had, and so on and so on, down through each generation. As long as the family members continue to reproduce, the family tree continues to...
  • 7 8 Per 1000 Population Per Year
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    The Philippines and The United States The Philippines and the United States are very two populated place but still very different in many ways. The United States has more job opportunities than the Philippines. So, there more successful people in America today. In the Philippines, the percentage of arable land is 34% mean there is plenty of manufactured goods, clothing, and lumber there. The birth rate is 35.9 per 1,000 population per year. The death rate is 7.8 per 1,000 population per year. In...
  • Food Production Over Population Growth
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    Thomas Robert Malthus was born in 1766 in Dorking, just south of London to Daniel and Henrietta Malthus. Malthus was of a prosperous family. He was the second son of Daniel Malthus, a supporter of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and David Hume. He had seven siblings, one brother and six sisters. At a young age, Malthus was impressed and greatly influenced by the ideas of Rousseau and Hume. His father, along with various tutors, educated him before he entered Jesus College, Cambridge in 1784. Though his pr...
  • Russia Population Growth Rate
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    Russia Population growth rate: -0.33% (1999 est.) Birth rate: 9.64 births/1,000 population (1999 est.) Death rate: 14.96 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.) Natural resources: wide natural resource base including major deposits of oil, natural gas, coal, and many strategic minerals, timber note: formidable obstacles of climate, terrain, and distance hinder exploitation of natural resources Natural hazards: permafrost over much of Siberia is a major impediment to development; volcanic activity in...
  • Ninety Percent Of The World's Population Growth
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    "Brazil, The Gathering Millions" Population growth is one of the most significant global problems currently faced by humanity. About a quarter of the world's population suffers from malnutrition, and over 10 million people die of starvation each year. This misery is concentrated in the Third World countries. Ninety percent of the world's population growth until 2030 is projected to occur in the Third World countries. (Giddens, 484). The gruesome film, "Brazil, The Gathering Millions", illustrate...
  • Population Rates
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    Over Population The world's population is approximately 5.9 billion, and it is still growing. It has just about doubled in the past forty years. We are now faced with the issue of over population. The problem is very severe, and important. It is controversial how many people this planet can hold. Some are arguing that we have plenty of room, and we could fit everyone on the state of Alaska, if we just put 10,000 people on each square mile. Alaska only makes up about one percent of the earth's la...
  • Developments As Primary Causes Of Population Growth
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    The population of our planet will quickly reach a point, where there will not be an adequate amount of resources to support life on Earth. Population control must be enforced to avoid such a catastrophic occurrence. Many, economic, social and environmental problems are either affiliated with or are increased due to overpopulation. With an exponentially increasing world population, the problems created by overpopulation grow correspondingly. In order to stabilize the massive population, the world...
  • Migration Rates And The Population Growth Rate
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    Population, term referring to the total human inhabitants of a specified area, such as a city, country, or continent, at a given time. Population study as a discipline is known as demography. It is concerned with the size, composition, and distribution of populations; their patterns of change over time through births, deaths, and migration; and the determinants and consequences of such changes. Population studies yield knowledge important for planning, particularly by governments, in fields such...
  • Population Of Uruguay
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    The population of Uruguay is European in origin, mainly Spanish and Italian, but made up of many nationalities. The white race is largely predominant; the scarce black population was originally brought from Africa under Spanish rule. The native population disappeared more than a century ago, which sets Uruguay apart from other Spanish speaking countries of the Americas. The latest population census shows that there are almost 3 million inhabitants in Uruguay with 80% living in the cities with ab...
  • Rapid Growth Of Our Population
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    There are many issues today that pose a threat to our way of life. Overpopulation is a serious problem that will eventually have an extremely negative effect on our countries, and our planet. The problems that arise due to overpopulation could even prove to a fatal epidemic that will eventually wipeout the entire human race. Oftentimes this issue is overlooked due to lack of knowledge and understanding of the subject; or, simply because most of us are so blessed that we are not affected first ha...
  • Proper Public Health Medicine Birth Control
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    Over the years population problems have haunted countries all over the world. Factors such as mortality and birth rates usually balance out the population situation but there are still other characteristics that need to be accounted for such as fertility, birth control technology, public health medicine, and immigration / urbanization. Every country around the world has its own unique population pattern. Individually the pattern might seem unimportant but collectively all the patterns control th...
  • Population Growth In Our Country
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    Population, the total number of people living in a country or a region, influences many things. Government, for instance, depends on how many people there are to be served. Other examples are: business prospects; job opportunities; crime rates, etc. Births, deaths, and movements of people in or out of a country changes the population. When people talk about population growth in our country, they consider it as a completely positive and necessary thing. Our society's most cherished economic indic...

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