Example sentences for: demographers

How can you use “demographers” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Life expectancy is typically defined in terms of what demographers call a period survival curve, which is a purely artificial construction derived from the proportions of those of each age at the start of a given year who die during that year.

  • Chatterbox, calling on its extensive network of insider contacts, has learned details of future components of the still-secret GoreBore initiative, which will include: A national campaign to convert football fields to the metric system; a Global Engineering Olympics to be televised during halftime of the NCAA championship basketball game; a gigantic Temple of Science to be built on the Mall in Washington, featuring animatronic demographers discussing overpopulation; and a proposal to have "students of the world ... gather and study environmental information on a daily basis and communicate that data to the world through television." ...

  • Nick Eberstadt at the American Enterprise Institute sums up the reactions of several of his fellow demographers: "The method as you describe it is just ridiculous."

  • Over the past century, the human race has been affected by a slew of what demographers call "secular" trends.

  • On his side are James Vaupel, one of Europe's leading demographers, and Marc Mangel, a mathematical modeller at the University of California at Santa Cruz.


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