Vocabulary Lesson 3

Kennedy Nicholls

The __________ study showed that more people watch movies than read books.

demographer

noun

one who studies the characteristics of populations and analyzes data such as numbers, births, deaths, diseases, and other vital statistics

Related Words

demography

-noun, the study of statistics such as births, deaths, income, or the incidence of disease, which illustrate the changing structure of human populations

-the composition of a particular human population

demographic

- adjective, relating to the structure of populations

-noun, a particular sector of a population.

Education and Training: Master's or doctoral degree

Salary: Average—$53,160 per year

Choose the sentence in which the form of the word in bold-faced type is used incorrectly.

a)The well studied demographer analyzed the distribution of adopted children in the world.

b)The demographer of people who listen to rap music is generally in the range of high school to college students.

c)At the mall a demographer asked shoppers if they were shopping for themselves or for someone else.

d)The girl was shocked when the demographer asked her about her religion since she felt it was personal information.

Answer

b- demographic is the word that belongs here