Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
An introduction to demography, the scientific study of human populations. The core demographic variables - marriage, fertility, mortality, migration, population growth and age structure. Emphasis on interrelations among these variables, and on their social/behavioural causes. Practical exercises in demographic calculation using spreadsheets, including elementary population forecasting.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 343, 340.
Undergraduate course in Sociology offered by the Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.