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Multilingual Demographic Dictionary, second unified edition, English volume

Population dependent on

Multilingual Demographic Dictionary, second unified edition, English vol.
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Population dependent on  (POPULATION dependent on)

It is possible to classify the population by the sector of economic activity from which they derive their livelihood, dependants being put into the same category as their breadwinners. We speak of the population dependent on 1 a particular branch of activity and in particular of the population dependent on agriculture 2. The term agricultural population 2 is sometimes used as a synonym, but may also be employed in the sense of farm population 2 which lives on farms or is dependent on agriculture and which is distinguished from the non-farm population 3 or non-agricultural population 3. More...