# 4 population pyramids

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- 1. POPULATION PYRAMIDS

2. LESSON OBJECTIVESo know what a population pyramid iso understand what they tell us.o know how to draw a population pyramid 3. POPULATIONnderstanding the population of a country not only tells ushow many people live in an area.e can also begin to look at how many young and old peoplethere aree can also look at home many men and women there arehis allows us to work out a lot of information about eachcountry. 4. POPULATION PYRAMIDSere 5. THE DATAAge Range Male Female(1000s)(1000s)0-1650 5016-25 15 4025-40 35 3540-65 25 3065-100510 6. Blue = 65 +Red =males40-female 65 25- 40 16- 25 0- 16 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 7. TASKook at your labelshey will refer to different sections of your populationpyramidtick them on and draw an arrow to that section 8. The number of people between 16-65 tells us how many people are working, which means theyThe birth rate tells us how pay taxes to the governmentmany children per 1000 areborn each year. The higher theLABELSbirth rate, the lower developedThe death rate is the number the country is of people, per 1000, who die each year. The higher this number, the lower developedThe number of people in the 0- the country is16 category tells us how many people are in schools The number of people over 65tells us how many people are If a bar is much shorter than retired.you would expect, this saysthat something has happened,such as war or disease. The The higher the age categoriesmore wars and diseases tells usthe better the life expectancy, that a country is lesswhich shows the country is well developed.developed 9. The higher the age categories the better the life expectancy, which shows the country is well developed The death rate is the number of people, per 1000, who die each year. The higher this number, the lower The number of people over 65 tells us how many people developed the country is are retired. The number of people between 16-65 tells us 65 how many people are +working, which means they pay taxes to theIf a bar is much shorter than you government would expect, this says that 40- something has happened, such as 65war or disease. The more wars anddiseases tells us that a country is25-less developed.40The number of people in the 0-16category tells ushow many people are in schools 16-The birth rate tells ushow many children per 251000 are born each year.The higher the birth rate, the lower developed thecountry is 0- 16 60 50 40 30 20 10 0010 20 30 40 50 60 10. THE UK POPULATIONPYRAMIDlick: Here 11. HOMEWORKou have the data for Afghanistanonstruct your own population pyramid in the grid providedry to explain what this says about the country

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