age structure


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age structure

[′āj ‚strək·chər]
(anthropology)
Categorization of the population of communities or countries by age groups, allowing demographers to make projections of the growth or decline of the particular population.
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Finally, overall consumption rates will be higher because of the younger age structure.
The project to be carried out to provide a conceptual model on the age structure of the groundwater and thus to draw conclusions about the composition and the formation.
In fact, it will take about 10 years to return to an age structure conducive to producing mature bucks.
Society with a young population age structure has a lower median age.
MacNulty's next step is to create mathematical models to study the long-term effects of fluctuations in the age structure of Yellowstone's wolf population on the elk population.
Vicky Head, of Cambridgeshire county council which published the figures, said: "The birth rate reflects that Cambourne has a young age structure with a higher proportion of women of child-bearing age than the national average.
A spokesman said: "They simply provide the population levels and age structure that would result if the assumptions about fertility, mortality and migration levels were to be realised in practice.
The paper, for the Institute for Fiscal Studies, says: "Immigrants of different origin differ substantially with respect to their education and age structure, their regional distribution, employment sector choice, and time of residence in Britain.
Without setting some sort of harvest criteria to increase the age structure among bucks--APR/inside spread--how can this be accomplished?
We reconstructed population age structure using the biosamples in the last experimental year.
The huge change in the age structure that would come with a slowing or halting of population growth need not result in older people becoming an economically crippling burden.
Wage increases are following declining trends due to changes in employees' age structure and reviews of wage systems being implemented by the companies,'' a Nippon Keidanren official said.

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