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How to read population pyramids

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

A population Pyramid shows the age and
distribution or make up for a country. This exercise is designed to help you revise how to read and interpret these graphs. Look carefully at the graph above and complete the boxes below.
For males 0-4 there are
Million people. There are slightly less females, as there are only 1.7 million so there are million less in that age category. People live for a time in the UK. In the age group there are still 0.5 million females and 0.25 million males. In general women live than men. The largest numbers of people are found in the age group, probably because of a . From the age 10 to 14 to the age 0-4 a pattern emerges, it shows that there are babies being born. If this continues it will mean that the population of the UK will .