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demography

 [de-mog´rah-fe]
the science dealing with populations, including matters of health, disease, births, and mortality.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

de·mog·ra·phy

(dĕ-mog'ră-fē),
The study of populations, especially with reference to size, density, fertility, mortality, growth rate, age distribution, migration, and vital statistics.
[G. demos, people, + graphō, to write]
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de·mog·ra·phy

(dĕ-mog'ră-fē)
The study of populations, especially with reference to size, density, fertility, mortality, growth rate, age distribution, migration, and vital statistics.
[G. demos, people, + graphō, to write]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

demography

the study of human populations.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

de·mog·ra·phy

(dĕ-mog'ră-fē)
Study of populations, especially with reference to size, density, fertility, mortality, growth rate, age distribution, migration, and vital statistics.
[G. demos, people, + graphō, to write]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The platform stressed the "internal dangers" of "Palestinian resettlement in Lebanon, a development that would overturn the demographic equation in the country and exacerbate a crisis in a country lacking sufficient natural resources; the purchasing of land by non-Lebanese citizens in an illegal fashion; and the marginalization of the Christian community in government, the public administration, boards, institutions and the security services."
Examining another part of the demographic equation, namely relationships, it is expected that there will be a large increase in the number of single person households during the next few years.
Every newly-born Palestinian child inside Israel is a direct threat to the demographic equation. That's why serious and prestigious institutions and conferences (such as the Herzliya Conference, the Demographic Center, the Public Council for Demography) convene to discuss how this demographic threat should be "contained".That's why Benny Morris lamented the fact that Ben-Gurion did not complete his project of expulsion of the natives in 1948.The existence of Palestinian citizens in a Jewish and Zionist state reveals the inherent contradiction of the Zionist project: You cannot have a Jewish supremacy and claim that you are democratic because you do not propose equal and universal citizenship.