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"demography" in British English

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demographynoun [U]

uk   /dɪˈmɒɡ.rə.fi/  us   /-ˈmɑː.ɡrə-/
the ​study of ​changes in the ​number of ​births, ​marriages, ​deaths, etc. in a ​particulararea during a ​period of ​time: historical demography The demography of an ​area is the ​number and ​characteristics of the ​people who ​live in an ​area, in ​relation to ​theirage, ​sex, if they are ​married or not, etc.: The ​increase in the ​number of ​youngpeopleleaving to ​work in the ​cities has had a ​dramaticimpact on the demography of the ​villages.
(Definition of demography from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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demographynoun [U]

uk   us   /dɪˈmɒɡrəfi/ MARKETING
the ​study of ​people in a particular ​area, to discover how many have particular characteristics and to ​recordchanges in the ​number of ​males, ​females, births, marriages, deaths, etc.: Demography is the ​statisticalstudy of ​humanpopulations.
the ​number and characteristics of ​people in a particular ​area, for ​example, their ages, sex, and whether or not they are married: The demography of the ​area is ​predicted to ​change radically over the next 30 ​years, with large ​increases in the ​number of older ​people.
(Definition of demography from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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