population growth


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n population growth increase in the number of people who inhabit a territory or state
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In literature:

The growth of the colleges since the war in the sixteen Southern States for both white and black population is very encouraging.
"Colleges in America" by John Marshall Barker
Charity is denounced as tending to promote the growth of population.
"The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 3, February, 1851" by Various
Few ever reflect upon the necessary consequences of the growth of population.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, May 1887" by Various
With the spread of commerce, and the growth of a less settled population, difficulties necessarily arose.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume I." by Leslie Stephen
United States, its growth in population considered, i.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
In Canada there is the same diminution of rural and growth of town population.
"The Evolution of Modern Capitalism" by John Atkinson Hobson
Nor can the increased number of births in the colony be neglected in accounting for the growth of population.
"Patrician and Plebeian" by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
Whatever were the causes which checked the growth of the native population, they were neither physiological nor climatic.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
On the whole, the growth of the population during this period compares favourably with the growth of trade.
"The Fighting Governor" by Charles W. Colby
The growth of a peasant population in America is surely our greatest danger.
"The Evolution of the Country Community" by Warren H. Wilson

In poetry:

Decrease our population, check our growth,
Deprive us of our wealth, our liberty,
Lower the nation's conscience by a hair,
And you are less than that you were before!
You stand here in the world the man you are,
Because your country is America!
"Nation" by Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman

In news:

Nashville, TN – An overflow crowd at a recent military veteran's event in Nashville highlights the recent growth of the vet population and the need for additional services to care for them.
Related Stories for FWC press conference on panther population growth .
Population growth and housing in Seattle: Going up, up, up.
Population growth taxing planet's resources.
Population growth slowing in Colorado and U.S. By Associated Press.
Many states that posted big population gains in the 2010 census are now seeing their decade-long growth fizzle, hurt by a prolonged economic slump that is stretching into larger portions of the South and West.
State's Prison Population Growth At Record High.
Texas' population growth is highest.
Hispanics Fuel US White Population Growth .
New 2010 census figures show an unexpected reason behind a renewed growth in the US white population: more Hispanics listing themselves as white.
Latino population growth could have impact in Iowa.
Oregon's population growth slows, thanks to the economy, but a rebound may be in the offing.
Population growth slowest since 1940, census shows.
10 Metro Areas With the Largest Population Growth .
In the past decade, metropolitan areas in the South and West saw great population growth .

In science:

The almost-sure population growth rate in branching brownian motion with a quadratic breeding potential.
Branching Random Walks in Time Inhomogeneous Environments
According to , the exponential growth (as time tends to infinity) of total number of particles in population and local numbers of particles as well is characteristic for the supercritical CBRW on Zd .
Asymptotic Behavior of Local Particles Numbers in Branching Random Walk
Estimation of population growth or decline in genetically monitored populations.
Coupled MCMC with a randomized acceptance probability
MR 0233396 (38 #1718) David Blackwell and David Kendall, The Martin boundary of P´olya’s urn scheme, and an application to stochastic population growth, J.
Search trees: Metric aspects and strong limit theorems
After this, accretion is characterized by a short duty cycle, of the order of 10−3 , with only a marginal growth of the central BH, even in presence of the non negligible stellar mass losses of the passively evolving stellar population .
A physically motivated toy model for the BH-spheroid coevolution