Good morning learners.


Memo- Activity – Population Pyramids &Dependancy ratio


1. A grAph indicating the distribution of a country’s population.


2. Early expansive

Late expansive




3. It is narrow at the bottom indicating a low birth rate.



4. It is broad at the bottom indicating a high birth rate and tapers at the top indicating a high death rate.


5. This refers to the dependancy of the economically inactive on the economically active – those that work.


6. In a developed country the dependancy ratio is lower because there are more people who are working whereas in a developing country the dependancy ratio is high because there are few people who are working.


7. Economically active -:people who are working.


Economically inactive – people who are not working.

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