Many of the vast differences we see in societies across the globe can be related to the composition of their respective populations. So when exploring variations among countries, a good place to start is with their population pyramids – graphs that display the age and sex distribution of the country’s population. These age structure diagrams depict the configuration of a country’s population as impacted by 80+ years of economic, political, and natural events.
Three real-world pyramids compare different shapes and different growth rates.
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