demographer demographer  /dɪ ˈmɑ ɡrə fər/


  • (n) a scientist who studies the growth and density of populations and their vital statistics


  1. Social demographer Robert Hummer of the University of Texas has been following a population of subjects since 1992, and his results are hard to argue with.
  2. Stephanie Ventura is a demographer for the National Center for Health Statistics, which produced the study.



  1. "It is clear that your amendment would neither amend the Constitution nor garner accurate statistical data on the extent of the nation's population of legal or illegal immigrants," Landrieu wrote. "In addition, any demographer worth his salt...
    on Oct 29, 2009 By: Mary Landrieu Source: Bayou Buzz

  2. "We heard an obscure Costa Rican demographer giving a speech and everybody blew him off. No one showed up because no one believed that Costa Rica could be a longevity hot spot," Buettner said.
    on Jun 8, 2008 By: Dan Buettner Source: Press-Enterprise

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