declining population

declining population

[də′klin·iŋ ‚päp·yə′lā·shən]
(ecology)
A population in which old individuals outnumber young individuals.
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The first-ever spawning on site of the Palawan native species of the biggest giant clam, in order to help increase its declining population, was held recently at Western Philippines University (WPU) Hatchery in Binduyan, Puerto Princesa City.
Noting the city has lost residents four years in a row, Lightfoot said: "You need only look at our declining population to see that the strategy of focusing exclusively on the downtown while ignoring the neighborhoods is not working."
Government is concerned by the declining population of livestock, which has a deleterious effect on beef exports to the European Union, Norway and other markets.
The move comes as commercial banks in the nation are struggling to remain profitable because of low interest rates and a declining population. The government is looking to allow mergers if such moves prevent a regional bank from incurring big losses and if the newly formed bank does not unfairly raise lending rates.
Japan's 2018 oil imports fell to the lowest since at least 1979 while its liquefied natural gas (LNG) purchases and coal imports also dropped, reflecting the country's declining population and slow economic growth.
Demographics is a contentious issue in Germany, where many rural areas struggle with a declining population.
IUCN said the declining population of Tawilis should be considered a "high" priority for conservation by the Philippine government.
In his interview, Kamimura stated that because Kyushu, and Kagoshima Prefecture, where the KFG is located suffer from a declining population, that Southeast Asia is an obvious choice to expand markets and operations for the financial company.
It expects general fund revenue growth, absent policy action, to be stagnant, reflecting a tax base that has been slow to recover from the last recession and a declining population. The city, like all Connecticut local governments, maintains an unlimited legal taxing authority.Meriden covers an area of approximately 24 square miles in central Connecticut, roughly 20 miles south of Hartford and 20 miles north of New Haven.
The consequences of a declining population extend beyond South Korea's economic prospects.
Speaking in the mainly rural Mearu district in eastern Tanzania, Magufuli said family planning had led to a declining population in Europe, and a workforce crisis.
At a pan-European level, Bulgaria is not the only country with a predicted declining population, the study said.