The statistical science dealing with the distribution, density, vital statistics, etc. of human populations.
Webster's New World
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.
Other Word Forms of Demography
Origin of Demography
French démographie Greek dēmos people dā- in Indo-European roots French -graphie writing (from Greek -graphiā -graphy)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
demo- (“people”) + -graphy (“written representation of”)
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