Cartogram A map that depicts the size of a country based on population/specific study not on actual physical size.
Region An area that is identified/distinguished by unique characteristics or traits. Not only does each country have different regions but there are specific and unique areas (regions) all over the world.
Demography The study of population characteristics. Where do people gather: an observation or scientific study of this. The percentage breakdown of information. What are the percentages of students who listen to country music? What are the percentages of teens over 16 who drive? What is the ethnic makeup of St.Paul? What is the ethnic makeup of Como?
Demography of Como Park High School – 31% Asian – 33% Black – 24% Caucasian – 9% Hispanic – 1.1% Native American
Demography Student Population Statewide – 73% Caucasian – 10.6% African American – 7% Hispanic – 7% Asian – 2% American Indian
Concentration The spread of something over a certain area. For our population purposes we want to know WHERE the population concentrations are: Where do people live? Where are the people.
Density How often something occurs or exists within a certain area. What is the density of students wearing white shoes in this room? What if we joined another class of the same size?
Clustering An area where a large number of people, animals or resources can be found. Many people living in Japan are clustered around the Sea of Japan.
The most populated regions of the world East Asia South Asia Southeast Asia Europe (Eastern and Western) ( North America, Africa, Central America) Most people live on, or near the coasts rather than the interior.
East Asian Countries China Japan Korean Peninsula Taiwan
East Asia More than 80% of East Asia lives in China. Highest populated country Live near coasts---Clustering 3 rd largest land area but most is uninhabited Has 25 urban areas with more than 2 million people living there but… 50% population lives in Rural area. Japan and Korea are very different. 75% live in urban areas taking up 3% of land area.
20% of the world live in South Asia India is second highest populated country. 75% of people who live in South Asia live in India. Concentrated along Ganges River and coastlines. 75% are farmers in rural areas.
Half a billion people live in S.E Asia on Islands between Indian and Pacific Ocean. Philippines, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Indonesia (4 th most populous country) has almost 14,000 islands including Java (100 million + people) Most people are rural farmers
Asia all together More than half the world lives in East, South or Southeast Asia combined. Land area wise they live on less then 10% 2000 years ago, same story.
Europe: Western 11% of world live here Region has over 52 countries ¾ of people in this region live in urban areas Highest concentrations are England, Germany and Belgium Cannot sustain themselves and import food which lead to colonization