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demographics

noun [plural] uk   us   /ˌdem.əˈɡræf.ɪks/
the quantity and characteristics of the people who live in a particular area, especially in relation to their age, how much money they have, and what they spend it on: The demographics of the country have changed dramatically in recent years. No one has exact demographics on (= information about the quantity and characteristics of the people who live in) the area.
Translations of “demographics”
in Chinese (Traditional) 人口統計數據,人口統計結果…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人口统计数据,人口统计结果…
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