- 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.
Origin: ; from Classical Greek dēmos, the people (see democracy) plush -graphy
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Origin: French démographie : Greek dēmos, people; see dā- in Indo-European roots + French -graphie, writing (from Greek -graphiā, -graphy).
- de·mogˈra·pher noun
demography - Cultural Definition
The quantitative study of human populations. Demographers study subjects such as the geographical distribution of people, birth and death rates, socioeconomic status, and age and sex distributions in order to identify the influences on population growth, structure, and development.
demography - Medical Definition