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demographic

Line breaks: demo|graph¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌdɛməˈɡrafɪk
 
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Definition of demographic in English:

adjective

Relating to the structure of populations: the demographic trend is towards an older population
More example sentences
  • Attitudes towards children were also connected to the changing demographic structure of colonial society.
  • The demographic trend throughout the western world is towards an aging population.
  • They point out that the demographic structure of Scotland is changing as we are becoming an aging society.

noun

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A particular sector of a population: the drink is popular with a young demographic
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  • Audiences are improving again and the demographic is substantially younger than it once was.
  • All of this places me squarely in the demographic of People Who Tend To Buy Things Online.
  • Pseudo science-fiction movies aimed at the teen demographic can be the perfect way to start a morning.

Derivatives

demographical

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adjective
Example sentences
  • This is were the jobs are, or believed to be, and unless serious measures are taken to stem the floodtide of employment seekers from the rural areas, this lopsided demographical scenario will continue for years to come.
  • Differences between these groups and their topographical and demographical features do exist, but they are insignificant for the scope of this paper.
  • In addition to international concerns, there was also some discussion of demographical, economic and technological changes.

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