# Population Pyramids LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1.Be able to annotate population pyramids 2.Distinguish between an MEDC and a LEDC.

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Population Pyramids LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1.Be able to annotate population pyramids 2.Distinguish between an MEDC and a LEDC

What do they show? Sex-ratio: the amount of males to females in a location Males are shown on the left. Females are shown on the left.

What do they show? Age distribution of a country Age categories split into 5 year stages

Dependent Population: The population under the age of 15 and over 65 What do they show? Children 0-14 years of age Elderly population 65+ years of age

Economically Active: 15-60 years old who have the potential to contribute economically What do they show? Workforce

What do they show? In this country there is a high Birth Rate There is also a high Death Rate.

What should you annotate? Sex-ratio: what is the male/female ratio Birth Rate: Is the BR increasing or decreasing

TASKS Cut and arrange the statements around the right population pyramid

Dependency Ratio The dependency ratio can be expressed as: Population( u14 + 65+) X 100 Population 15-65

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