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demographer

di mo gruh fer

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

  • According to Diane Tobin, a demographer with the San Francisco-based Institute for Jewish and Community Research (IJCR), some 20% of American Jewry is now non-Caucasian.
  • 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.
  • A political scientist by education and a demographer (sort of) by trade, he's also been looking in on the election offices and voting booths of this great nation for 25 years.
Quotes

  • Mary Landrieu in Bayou Buzz
    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...
  • Dan Buettner in Press-Enterprise
    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.

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