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Mapping Population Density

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I found these cartograms from an article in the Telegraph and was immediately impressed. The cartograms originated here and use data from the Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project as to create the int...

 

This series of cartograms shows some imbalanced populations (such as the pictured Australia) by highlighting countries that have established forward capitals.  Question to ponder: Do forward capitals change the demographic regions of a country significantly enough to justify moving the capital? 


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It's a creative and vial way to map population density. 

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Joe Andrade's curator insight, August 5, 2013 10:21 PM

Interseting way to visualy map population density.

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Hindu New Year – The Different New Year Dates in Hinduism

Hindu New Year – The Different New Year Dates in Hinduism | Population & cultural patterns and processes | Scoop.it
When is the Hindu New Year? Or when is the New Year in Hindu Religion? There is no single answer to this question. The numerous cultures...

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Explains how many don't know that there is a hindu new year after Jan. 1st and marks the first day of a new year on the hindu calendar. 

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Ethnicity and Religion: A Case Study

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In a nation of 230 million people, 700 languages and some 300 ethnicities, ethnic Chinese are one of Indonesia’s historic minorities.

 

Religion and ethnicity are often connected, but not always.  This case study of such a group, the Chinese Muslims of Indonesia, provide an interesting glimpse into the economic, historic and political patterns of these cultural groups that are parts of communal identities.  


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Pie charts to display ethnicity, religion, and population across the world,

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WalkerKyleForrest's curator insight, April 8, 9:42 AM

This article explains the connection between someones ethnicity and someones religion. This connection may not always be as closely linked as youd think. FORREST

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Slideshare: Middle east flags

 Looking for an easy online method of sharing and using powerpoint presentations?  Slideshare is made just for that.  Here is one I made of Middle Eastern flags a while back, showing the cultural patterns and similarities among the flags.  Students are quick to note that the Israeli flag sticks out and "doesn't fit in well visually."  


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Representation of middle eastern flags,

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Paige McClatchy's curator insight, October 24, 2013 9:51 PM

These flags have a lot in common: I know at least from my own background that green is the color of Islam (in fact, I studied a Newsweek cover about the new "Green Scare" comparing Green/Islam to Red/Communism in the minds of Americans). Each flag is also beautifully geometric, keeping in line with the  inheritance of Islamic art. Of course the US Coalition would design such an ignorant flag for Iraq- we basically thought it was ours in 2004. Quick in, quick out, everyone wins. As we know today that is not the case....

Brett Sinica's curator insight, October 29, 2013 4:11 PM

Many of these countries share similar backgrounds and cultures, as well as flags which is seen above.  The color patterns show red, black,  white, and green on almost every flag except Israel's which is blue and white.  It shows that most of the countries within the region are all linked somehow whether it be through language, identity, or other reasons, though there is still room for conflict and change as time passes.  After looking at flags from other countries such as Iraq and Iran, the graphics on them change, sometimes reflecting government changes.  It is sometimes difficult to remember and notice so many flags, yet some of these flags have changed within the last 2 to 3 decades to accompany the change of government.

Amy Marques's curator insight, April 24, 2:06 PM

This goes to show how a flag is supposed to represent the people who live in their country. And the flag of Israel really does stick out like a sore thumb. We have the crescent moon, the typical Arabic colors of green, red, black, and white, and the blue and white really doesn't have much to do with the history of the people who live in Israel, only the new Jewish community who live there, but not the Palestinians. 

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Fabrics, colors and patterns are infused with cultural meaning - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Fabrics, colors and patterns are infused with cultural meaning - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier | Population & cultural patterns and processes | Scoop.it

Fabrics, colors and patterns are infused with cultural meaningWaterloo Cedar Falls CourierShe did research on Native American star quilts on the Fort Peck Sioux and Assiniboine Reservation in northeastern Montana for her master's thesiis in...


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Represents the cultural patterns for Native Americans 

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Infographic: Using 2 Million Instagram Pics to Map a City's Visual Signature | Wired Design | Wired.com

Infographic: Using 2 Million Instagram Pics to Map a City's Visual Signature | Wired Design | Wired.com | Population & cultural patterns and processes | Scoop.it
How can Instagram data visualize the cultural patterns and trends of a city?

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Shows how they can use Instagram pictures from cities and make photo trails across the world to depict global cultural patterns. 

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Cultural Meaning in Moving Monuments

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As a graduate student I wrote my dissertation on the meanings within the symbolic landscape.  Since very few are clamoring to read my 500 page dissertation, this is a sampling that shows one of my ...

 

I didn't intend for this to be the weekend of statue resources, but the Joe Paterno controversy (for more opinions on that see: http://geographyeducation.org/2012/07/13/the-joe-paterno-statue-on-penn-state-campus/ ) has me thinking of other controversial statues that I researched while in Mexico City.  I wrote an article in the Journal of Geography showing how you can teach cultural patterns and processes using contested monuments in the symbolic landscape.  Consider this site a supplemental resource to that article (with the original article, photos, videos and Google Earth files attached). 


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Shows how cultural monuments and sculptures have the ability to teach and provide insight on cultural history and patterns. 

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Ethnic/Population Density Map

Ethnic/Population Density Map | Population & cultural patterns and processes | Scoop.it

"Drawing on data from the 2010 U.S. Census, the map shows one dot per person, color-coded by race. That's 308,745,538 dots in all."


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This article shows the ethnic distribution across the US.

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This describes challenges to human migration because it shows certain areas that people have moved to opposed to areas that have less population because of climate, area, etc...

Alec Castagno's curator insight, September 25, 12:30 PM

The Wired article's claim that this map depicts racial segregation instead of ethnic diversity can be seen in the patterns found in most of the major cities. While cities like Los Angeles and Las Vegas have many mixed areas containing different colored dots, other cities like Dallas and Atlanta show very clear cut lines between the ethnic makeup of areas. When zoomed out, the map certainly looks segregated with areas clearly marked blue, green, or yellow.

 

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Highly concentrated population distribution

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"Only 2% of Australia's population lives in the yellow area. "


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This article shows how population distribution is uneven. 

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Jess Deady's curator insight, May 4, 10:02 PM

Coastal living is what Australia's all about. Why go to Australia to live away from the ocean? The major cities are all located on the coasts so thats where people want to be. Thats where every major event is taking place and where they can get all their resources needed to live.

Keegan Johns's curator insight, September 10, 9:45 AM

I don't know why people only live on the coast and not in the center of Australia but they must have a reason. Maybe they just like living on the coasts more. The way that Australia's population is spread is very weird.

 

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Cameron Driggers's curator insight, September 10, 9:46 AM

"Only 2% of Australia's population lives in the yellow area. " - i.imgur.com

Only a small portion of Australia's land mass contains 98% of the country's entire population. If you go off of the statement that on 2% of the country's population lives in the massive inland area highlighted in the image above,you can determine how the population is distributed. Obviously,the captital,Sydney,will contain many people. It is,after all, a center of government,economy,entertainment,and (the best of all) food! These things attract citizens and tourists alike. 

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Thomas Malthus and Population Growth

Learn more: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=r1ywppAJ1xs Thomas Malthus's views on population. Malthusian limits.

 

This is a succinct (but not perfect) summary of Malthusian ideas on population.  What do you think of his ideas?  Any specific parts of his theory that you agree with?  Do you disagree with some of his ideas?  What did history have to say about it?  

 

Tags: Demographics, population, models, APHG,  unit 2 population. 


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This video very well explains the malthusian theory and how it is associated with population

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Lauren Sellers's curator insight, May 20, 11:57 AM

The Malthusian ideas maintain that food growth is only linear, while population growth is geometric, so soon population will outgrow food production and famines will occur,

Sarah Ann Glesenkamp's curator insight, September 17, 7:56 PM

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Population 7 Billion

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"Just 200 years ago, there were only 1 billion people on the planet, and over the next 150 years, that number grew to 3 billion. But in the past 50 years, the global population has more than doubled, and the UN projects that it could possibly grow to 15 billion by the year 2100. As the international organization points out, this increasing rate of change brings with it enormous challenges."

 


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This is just a clarification that the world population will continue to grow bigger and bigger, and along with that UN projects will increase. 

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Roman Mirando's curator insight, September 10, 9:17 AM

At first, the world's population did not grow a lot. Now we are growing about 1 billion in 12 years, that is scary compared to the 200 years we grew about 1 billion. These are some pictures of some highly dense populations. It is even scarier that in 2100 the population is suspected to be 15 billion.

jada_chace's curator insight, September 10, 9:25 AM

Over the years our world population has grown enormously. Almost  200 years ago there was only 1 billion people in the world, and as time went on the population started to increase dramatically. By 2100, geographers say the population will grow to be 150 million people in the world. The population continues to grow throughout time, we therefore should be cautious on how we are to our environment.

Robert Hardy Simpkins's curator insight, September 10, 9:29 AM

The fact that in just 86 years we will have 15 billion people in our world is a very scary thought.will we have enough resources to account for all the people on Earth. Will there be multiple diseases killing people off. Our population needs to be controlled.

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Population pyramids: Powerful predictors of the future

"Population statistics are like crystal balls -- when examined closely, they can help predict a country's future (and give important clues about the past). Kim Preshoff explains how using a visual tool called a population pyramid helps policymakers and social scientists make sense of the statistics, using three different countries' pyramids as examples."


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This video proves how population pyramids can predict the current and future state of a country such as Rwanda.

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Kyle Kampe's curator insight, May 27, 10:31 PM

In AP Human Geo., this relates to the theme of population pyramids because it gives a compelling explanation of how to interpret population pyramids and why they are significant for extrapolating into the future.

Sid McIntyre-DeLaMelena's curator insight, May 29, 12:41 PM

Population statistics help show past, present, and future issues and concerns of certain areas ranging from health to women's' issues.

The movement of people in and out of areas affect population statistics and the landscape of areas either positively of negatively.

Nancy Watson's curator insight, September 26, 4:04 PM

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How can one call to the religion of Allah?

How can one call to the religion of Allah? | Population & cultural patterns and processes | Scoop.it

To communicate Islamic morals and good conduct to people is a command of Allah: Let there be a community among you who call to the good, and enjoin the right, and forbid the wrong. They are the ones who have success. (Surah Al ‘Imran, 104) In one verse Allah commands us to “Call to t... http://islamicquestions.net/can-one-call-religion-allah/


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Explains Islam in a short article and the meaning of their morals and conducts. 

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The sun never sets... on the Facebook Empire

The sun never sets... on the Facebook Empire | Population & cultural patterns and processes | Scoop.it
How Facebook connections mirror old empires EIGHT years ago Facebook launched as an online social network connecting a small college community from a dorm room at Harvard University.

 

These graphics show how in a post-colonial world, former colonies are still socially intertwined in a cultural network that mirrors the empires of yesteryear. Why are these modern social networks so similar to imperial patterns? What economic explanations are there for these patterns? What is the cultural impact?


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How fb has made physical distance obsolete, connecting cultures to different cultures on a global scale.

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The Difference Between Cultural Exchange and Cultural Appropriation

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Where do we draw the line between "appropriate" forms of cultural exchange and more damaging patterns of cultural appropriation?

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Explains different ways of adapting and exchanging culture to others.

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"Weaving language and culture together : the process of culture ...

The findings suggest that as the instructor and the students interact in the language classroom, it is not so much the particular pieces of cultural and linguistic information under discussion that delineate the actual culture learning process, but...

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Discusses how language and culture go hand in hand.

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Unit 3 Cultural Patterns and Processes: SETTLEMENT PATTERNS OF EARLY CALIFORNIANS

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California’s rich diversity of Native American ethnic-and-language groups took shape during the past 12,000 years as migrating tribes settled first on the lush Pacific coast and then in progressively drier, less-vegetated habitats, says a new University of Utah study.


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This article discusses the patterns of culture in Cali, beginning from over 12,000 years ago.

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Kyle Kampe's curator insight, September 4, 2013 9:33 PM

Timeline of California's demographic development and patterns of occupation

Jason Wilhelm's curator insight, September 5, 2013 11:35 AM

This article shows how human settlement patterns have changed over  time in California. We can see here that the culture of the native groups has changed over time due to their change in location which led to different resources, and eventually to changes in their overall civilizations. The article helps illustrate this idea through a map that shows where the groups have settled, so we can see what resources and changes in culture would have occurred over time. 

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Mapping Population Density

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I found these cartograms from an article in the Telegraph and was immediately impressed. The cartograms originated here and use data from the Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project as to create the int...

 

This series of cartograms shows some imbalanced populations (such as the pictured Australia) by highlighting countries that have established forward capitals.  Question to ponder: Do forward capitals change the demographic regions of a country significantly enough to justify moving the capital? 


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It's a creative and vial way to map population density. 

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Joe Andrade's curator insight, August 5, 2013 10:21 PM

Interseting way to visualy map population density.

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Unit 2: Population and Migration, Countries with the Most Migrants

Unit 2: Population and Migration, Countries with the Most Migrants | Population & cultural patterns and processes | Scoop.it

List of the countries with the most migrants in the world as measured by net migration rate.

 

Which countries have the most migrants per capita living there?  What spatial or development patterns do you see on this list?  

 

Great site for students to look at the distribution of global population phenomena in map, list and graphic form

 

Tags: Migration, population, Immigration, statistics, worldwide, unit 2 population. 


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This shows the net migration of immigrants. 

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Lauren Sellers's curator insight, May 22, 12:04 PM

This is an interesting little chart because it reveals to us which countries have the highest percentage of migrants that make up their general population. Definitely suprised me to see Qatar as the number one on the list, I would have expected the US to be at the top, but it is not even in the top 10!

Adrian Bahan (MNPS)'s curator insight, September 30, 4:04 PM

Remember this is based on a % of the total population, and not total #. Which countries have the most migrants per capita living there?  What spatial or development patterns do you see on this list? 

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No Babies? - Declining Population in Europe

No Babies? - Declining Population in Europe | Population & cultural patterns and processes | Scoop.it
Birthrates across the Continent are falling at drastic and, to many, alarming rates. Why are Europeans so hesitant to have children, and what does it mean for their future and for ours?

 

Nice piece that show work well for understanding the demographic transition, which links population growth rates with levels of human development.


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This is showing how in the future due to more woman's rights and better  education systems, woman are losing interest in having babies at an early age. Therefore the population in Europe is declining. 

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Al Picozzi's curator insight, October 7, 2013 12:28 AM

Amazing to see that the birth rates are so low in Europe.  When at one time there were soo many people that many of them were part of the huge immigration to the US in the 19th and early 20th century.  Now some of these nations are having worker shortages as their populations get older.  The result of this is workers from other countries moving into European countries to work and fill the jobs.  This in turn has led to racial tensions in some European countires where people are stating that the jobs are being taken by these foregin workers.  However, it is the people of these countries that have having fewer children, whether it be a lifestyle choice or just plain economic factors.  It becomes a circular argument eventaully.  Will there be a change in the birth rate in Europe?  Only time will tell, but by the looks of itm it is not going to be anytime soon.  

Kenny Dominguez's curator insight, November 20, 2013 5:39 PM
That is very odd because usually it is the Europeans who want to have many kids. It seems that the Europeans are not so interested in having kids. They just want to enjoy their lives to the fullest. Not having kids could be a bad thing for the population. One reason would be the family genes would be gone because there are no more family members to keep it going. There is one good thing to the decrease of population, which are less people to care for in the world. But Europe should have seen this coming because there was at one point in time there were the most populated country now it has changed to the least populated who would have thought that would happen. But having kids is a great accomplishment that not everyone can have. Many people have disease that stop the production of having kids.
Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, October 1, 11:11 PM

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2013 World Population Data Sheet Interactive World Map | Population Reference Bureau

2013 World Population Data Sheet Interactive World Map | Population Reference Bureau | Population & cultural patterns and processes | Scoop.it

The 2013 World Population Data Sheet lists all geopolitical entities with populations of 150,000 or more and all members of the UN. These include sovereign states, dependencies, overseas departments, and some territories whose status or boundaries may be undetermined or in dispute.

 

More developed regions, following the UN classification, comprise all of Europe and North America, plus Australia, Japan, and New Zealand.

 

All other regions and countries are classified as less developed.

 

The least developed countries consist of 49 countries with especially low incomes, high economic vulnerability, and poor human development indicators; 34 of these countries are in sub-Saharan Africa, 14 in Asia, and one in the Caribbean.

 

The criteria and list of countries, as defined by the United Nations, can be found at http://www.unohrlls.org/en/ldc/25/. ;

 

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This is an interactive map where you can click the year you wish and see what the population is or will be. it allows a person to observe and understand population growth better.

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Alison Antonelli's curator insight, December 4, 2013 9:33 AM

The human popluation debate will always seem to be an issue. One can almost assume that the less developed countries are going to have the highest popluation but the most problems as well. A country that is classified as less developed are most definitely going to have low incomes due to the low number of jobs available, poor human development because there isn't enough people to be taking care of each other. 

Victoria McNamara's curator insight, December 11, 2013 11:28 AM

By looking at this data sheet you can see that the worlds population will increase by the millions in 2050. These populations will increase in areas that are already very populated and in areas that are not so heavily populated yet. 

Katelyn Sesny's curator insight, October 31, 12:21 PM

A straightforward map that puts previous knowledge (of the rapidly growing population and the limited food supply) into prescriptive. -UNIT 2

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Global and National Population Pyramids

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Interactive Visualization of the Population Pyramids of the World from 1950 to 2050...

 


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This article depicts how the pyramid and demographic transition model coincide.

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AmandaWilhiteee's curator insight, September 10, 9:35 AM

This population pyramid of the world is very interesting. I don't find it hard to believe how little the percentage of old people there are, and I also don't find it hard to believe that the pyramid starts out wide at the bottom and gradually get thinner the older the population gets. The majority of the population lies with the younger generation,but I would have expected the pyramid to be thicker than it is up until the fifties. AW :)

bobby isham's curator insight, September 10, 9:43 AM

In 2010, most of the world's population was younger than 60 years old. There was very little older people and almost none that are over 100 years old. There are more younger people because a lot of families are having more kids. That is what I see in this population pyramid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grant Graves's curator insight, September 11, 7:18 PM

Population pyramids provide a simple insight into the demographics of a population of an area. Pyramids as such can be an easy representation to figures including gender characteristics. Less developed countries tend to have lower, wider population pyramids while more developed countries tend to have taller, thinner population pyramids. In this manner, a population can be quickly be compared or contrasted.