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population pyramid

n
(Sociology) a pyramid-shaped diagram illustrating the age distribution of a population: the youngest are represented by a rectangle at the base, the oldest by one at the apex

population pyramid

A diagram showing successive age groups as a pyramid of horizontal bars. Each bar’s length shows the relative size of one age group.
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population pyramid

npiramide f d'età
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The two executives also pointed to the so-called population pyramid, which ensures the annual addition of about two million into the Philippine workforce for many more years.
Our population pyramid doesn't look like a pyramid anymore.
On the other hand, Wallace wants to rush to reconfigure our population pyramid to attain the golden age-when the bottom (representing the number of babies) decreases, and the top (representing old people) expands, while the middle (representing the economically productive population) gets bloated.
Declining birth rates and later marriages in western economies have eroded the base of the population pyramid.
While adolescents comprise about 25% of the global population, they constitute up to 40% of the population in sub-Saharan Africa, creating what is also referred to as the 'youth bulge' in the population pyramid.
The study explains also that the population pyramid of the Omanis during the projection period moves closer towards achieving the demographic window by the year 2040.
The whole population pyramid will also change over the next few years and elderly people (65 and above) will make up around 10 per cent of the population.
We are also a country with a very young population pyramid with needs in education, high levels of chronic infantile malnutrition (49%), etc.
Considering Malthus theory control over population growth has been a priority by various government regimes to keep a balance between country's food resources and population pyramid.
And this top heavy population pyramid may only become more warped.
45) For Somalia's population pyramid in 1990, see United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, Population Pyramids of the World from 1950-2100, http://populationpyramid.
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