This is the proportion of males and females in an area, usually in the form of age distribution. It can be represented by means of a population pyramid.
How to draw a population pyramid using Excel
Now open the second sheet and draw the structures for France and Ghana. Draw a horizontal line at < 15 and > 65. Work out the dependency ratio. Describe the shape
Population pyramid for the UK, 2001
Population pyramids can show:
The UK pyramid will change over time.
Links between the DTM and age - sex structures
Each stage of the DTM can be sketched to show a different shape
Population pyramid for every country
Animated Population pyramid for China
Animated population pyramid for the USA
Animated population pyramid for the UK and Germany
Animated population pyramid comparing China, the US and Europe
Animated population pyramid for Japan