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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This population shift is creating an increasingly intercultural population, which is impacting American culture, especially when it comes to food.
It studies the effects of this population shift on national and cultural identity and traces the postcolonial Caribbean experience through analyses of the concepts of identity and diaspora.
The world is undergoing a major population shift that will reshape economic development for decades.
Our new approach addresses the population shift that's occurring in the United States, and the future of the general consumer market.
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.
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.
Wider use has coincided with improved energy efficiency standards for AC equipment, a population shift to hotter and more humid regions, and a housing boom during which average housing sizes increased.

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