ZERO POPULATION GROWTH
   See:Z.P.G.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. . 2011.

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  • Zero population growth — Zero population growth, sometimes abbreviated ZPG, is a condition of demographic balance where the number of people in a specified population neither grows nor declines, considered as a social aim [Kingsley Davis (1973) Zero population growth:… …   Wikipedia

  • zero (population) growth — ☆ zero (population) growth or zero growth n. a condition in a given population in which the birthrate equals the death rate, so that the population remains constant * * * …   Universalium

  • zero (population) growth — ☆ zero (population) growth or zero growth n. a condition in a given population in which the birthrate equals the death rate, so that the population remains constant …   English World dictionary

  • zero (population) growth — ☆ zero (population) growth or zero growth n. a condition in a given population in which the birthrate equals the death rate, so that the population remains constant …   English World dictionary

  • zero population growth — noun a population growth rate at which the rate of births and immigrations remains at that needed to maintain the existing population. Also, ZPG …   Australian English dictionary

  • zero population growth — ze′ro popula′tion growth n. soc a condition in which the population is maintained at a constant level by a balance between the number of births and deaths • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • zero population growth — the maintenance of a population at a constant level by limiting the number of live births to that needed to replace the existing population. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • zero population growth — the maintenance of a population at a constant level by limiting the number of live births to that needed to replace the existing population. [1965 70] …   Useful english dictionary

  • zero population growth — (ZPG)  When a country’s birth rate equals its death rate. In the 1970s ZPG was a popular political and social goal among environmentalists in the United States …   American business jargon

  • Population growth — is the change in population over time, and can be quantified as the change in the number of individuals in a population using per unit time for measurement. The term population growth can technically refer to any species, but almost always refers …   Wikipedia

  • Intrinsic rate of increase (r) calculated for populations of species that differ greatly in their potential for the rate of population growth — ▪ Table Intrinsic rate of increase (r)* calculated for populations of species that differ greatly in their potential for the rate of population growth species intrinsic rate of increase (r) elephant seal 0.091 ring necked pheasant 1.02 field vole …   Universalium

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