population shift

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Noun1.population shift - a change in the relative numbers of the different groups of individuals making up a population
transformation, transmutation, shift - a qualitative change
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In the same period, over 590,000 people have crossed into Greece, the frontline of a massive westward population shift from war-ravaged Syria and beyond.
According to the Global Monitoring Report 2015/2016: Development Goals in an Era of Demographic Change, released in Peru at the start of the Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF, the world is undergoing a major population shift that will reshape economic development for decades and, while posing challenges, offers a path to ending extreme poverty and shared prosperity if the right evidence-based policies are put in place nationally and internationally.
Economist Dan O'Brien said the population shift may have serious consequences on the workforce and the economy.
In addition to this population shift, there are also refugee population shifts from neighboring countries in which individuals are migrating to urban areas for work.
The report however said that despite the population shift, data shows that only less than one percent of the total area studied is urbanised.
This dramatic population shift is the result of the Rudins, and like-minded developers, transforming underused commercial office space into residential property--an achievement Rudin is very proud of.
Making matters worse, a looming population shift in New York will find fewer caregivers to care for more elderly residents, stretching caregivers even thinner.
the importance of the population shift eastwards into West Ham and the effect this had on society and politics, the period from 1920 to 1939 with its recession and recovery, the importance of the National Front from 1920 to the end of the war, and finally post-war decline, re-housing, and recent initiatives to 'transform' the East of London, e.
California and Texas added to the southwestern population shift, making up more than one-fourth of the nation's total gains in people since 2000, the Wall Street Journal reports.
is bracing for an extraordinary population shift, as this mass aging trend significantly could affect economic and social dynamics for decades to come, providing major challenges for families and huge opportunities for businesses in the senior care industry, points out Peter Ross, founder and CEO of Senior Helpers, St.
Leicester has also seen the same population shift according to latest research from the University of Manchester, which is expected to be con-firmed by this year's census.
THE LATEST CENSUS BUREAU figures, which look at the years 2000 to 2006, show a continuing population shift to the northwestern part of the state and a continuing drop in the southern and eastern sections.

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