population density

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population density

The number of organisms, usually people, living within a defined space, such as a city, county, or town. In the U.S., regions with greater population densities tend to have different health care problems than lightly populated ones. Conditions such as gunshot wounds, HIV/AIDS, and tuberculosis are more common in cities than in rural areas, but cities also tend to have a greater health care infrastructure and more professional resources than rural areas.
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In an industrial city state with an estimated population density of about 2578 persons per square kilometre compared to Kano State that is similarly populated but has a population density of 441 persons per square kilometre, waste management and disposal is bound to be a critical governance issue.
The meeting was informed that the 10 districts in AJK were 87pc rural with 304 persons per square kilometre, doctors three times more burdened than other provinces, mother mortality rate 170 per 100,000, and unemployment 'horrifically' higher despite 77pc literacy rate.
Population density is 124 persons per square kilometre. Life expectancy at birth was 63 years in 2016.
The population density in the study area of Peshawar is 2,894 persons per square kilometre in 1998 and it is increase up to 4,990 persons per square kilometre in 2013.

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