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"demographics" in British English

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demographicsnoun

uk   us   /ˌdem.əˈɡræf.ɪks/
[plural] the ​quantity and ​characteristics of the ​people who ​live in a ​particulararea, ​especially in ​relation to ​theirage, how much ​money they have, and what they ​spend it on: The demographics of the ​country have ​changeddramatically in ​recentyears. No one has ​exact demographics on (= ​information about the ​quantity and ​characteristics of the ​people who ​live in) the ​area. the ​study of :
(Definition of demographics from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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demographicsnoun

uk   us   /ˌdeməˈɡræfɪks/ MARKETING, POLITICS
[plural] the ​number and characteristics of ​people who ​live in a particular ​area or ​form a particular ​group, especially in relation to their age, how much ​money they have and what they ​spend it on: Globalisation and the ​changing demographics in the UK ​mean that most ​organizations need to be able to ​relate to different ​cultures. What are the demographics of the ​consumers who ​buy this ​type of ​product?
[U] the ​study of ​people and ​society in a particular ​area or particular ​group, typically used in ​marketing to decide which ​products to ​sell there and how to ​advertise those ​products successfully: Companies use demographics to ​compile a '​customerprofile' of their ​targetaudience.
(Definition of demographics from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “demographics”
in Chinese (Simplified) 人口统计数据,人口统计结果…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人口統計數據,人口統計結果…
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