demography[di mäg′rə fē]
- Demography is defined as the study of the statistics of human populations.
When you study humanity by looking at statistics on pregnancy and childbirth, this is an example of demography.
the statistical science dealing with the distribution, density, vital statistics, etc. of human populations
Origin of demography; from Classical Greek dēmos, the people (see democracy) + -graphy
The study of the characteristics of human populations, such as size, growth, density, distribution, and vital statistics.
Origin of demographyFrench démographie : Greek dēmos, people; see dā- in Indo-European roots + French -graphie, writing (from Greek -graphiā, -graphy).
demo- (“people”) + -graphy (“written representation of”)