Topic: Population Demographics
graph, population change, population pyramid, pyramid graph, pyramid graph analysis, population statistic, statistic, caregiving
Ask students to look at the population pyramid, “Population, by Age and Sex: 1950, 1990, and 2025,” discuss the pyramid with them briefly, then ask them to answer the questions on the Worksheet —" Population Pyramid Analysis."
Supporting Two Dependency Groups
As a possible extension activity, teachers may wish to include an economics unit and address the ramifications of the middle age group supporting the “dependency” groups of those younger than 15 and older than 65 years old.