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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The report says migration is an important process, as it shapes the age structure and distribution of the provincial population.
The following information about the age structure is available: Street trees: 50% over 70 years (aging phase), 20% 20-70 years (maturity phase), 30% 0-20 years (youth phase).
In light of these findings, a more holistic consideration of management effects on milkweed reproduction and population age structure is required.
"Given age structure, the situation is not that critical, but we realise the number of young teachers is dropping," said Lubyova, as quoted by SITA.
"The changing age structure of our population calls for the review of our current policy and program initiatives to ensure that they are responsive to the needs of every age group," he maintained.
Based on the age structure of the population, natural growth in the population will decline in the future and this will result in the decline in the share of those who are under the age of 15 by 2025.
Notably, the world's population is growing older with continued declines in fertility and mortality, and the global population's shift toward an older age structure, known as population aging, will accelerate.
It takes into account the rurality, changing age structure, finances, staff recruitment and the integration and health and social care services.
As regards age structure, an average of 43 years is recorded for civil servants and those aged under 25 represent a rate of 13.5 %.
In these assessment models the length composition data are used to approximate the age structure of the catch.
Their topics include the history and importance of age and growth information, validating annual and daily increments in calcified structures and verification of age estimates, sampling for age and growth estimation, fin rays and spines, age structure, and growth models and statistical inference.
AGE STRUCTURE 0-14 YEARS - FEMALE 2017 COUNTRY RANKS

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