population growth

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Noun1.population growth - increase in the number of people who inhabit a territory or statepopulation growth - increase in the number of people who inhabit a territory or state
increment, growth, increase - a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important; "the increase in unemployment"; "the growth of population"
irruption - a sudden sharp increase in the relative numbers of a population
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population growth

nincremento demografico
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This is of particular importance in an increasingly global and interconnected marketplace, with an overall increase in demand driven by population expansion in certain parts of the world and higher spending on food in general.
The Gujjar gypsy tribe had its grazing routes curtailed with the building of nation-states and borders; grazing lands shrunk further with building growth and population expansion, leading to begging and odd labour jobs for sustenance.
At the Earth Summit Rio, special attention was drawn to the fact that by 2025 water shortages will be most prevalent where resources are already limited, and experiencing rapid population expansion - such as Africa, the Middle East and parts of Europe.
However, the graph below shows that population actually dipped and stayed below the starting figure in the first seven years - with much of the population expansion coming from 2008 onwards.
Multiple subclades were present in river buffalo clade (Figure 1), pointing to population expansion from a set of founder mtDNA D-loop haplotypes.
Rapid population expansion, coupled with the infrastructural requirement in Saudi Arabia, has led the government to initiate several large-scale construction works in order to ease pressure on existing infrastructure, which, in turn, will spur market growth over the forecast period.
Such growth in insurance industry is due to several key demographic factors like the economic growth, population expansion, as well as increasing the life expectancy which have impacted the demand of insurance products in the Gulf region.
The region's education sector has registered a significant growth in student enrolments driven by population expansion, rise in disposable income, and enhancement in educational infrastructure.
He critiques the static concept of a native range in light of evidence that ranges change naturally according to climate and habitat changes, population expansion, or nonhuman animals incidentally transporting smaller organisms.
At the same time, population expansion for the region is said to be 2% in 2016.
QIF's investment adviser (Qatar Insurance) believes that the Qatari market will continue to outperform peers, driven by ongoing infrastructure spending, strong macroeconomic fundamentals, visibility over project pipelines, population expansion and strong growth in the non-hydrocarbon sector.
Rapid population expansion, social and cultural change, growing inequality, climate change and migration are resulting in these structures increasingly reaching breaking point.