Definition of demographics in English:


plural noun

  • Statistical data relating to the population and particular groups within it.

    ‘the demographics of book buyers’
    • ‘In addition to these income gains, there are issues related to population and demographics.’
    • ‘We'd like information about the demographics of the average lawn-care customer.’
    • ‘In addition, the survey compares students by basic demographics and by their year in school.’
    • ‘Demand shifts when demographics change either in numbers of people or in the amount of funds available.’
    • ‘We gathered information on demographics, tobacco use, and medical and obstetric histories from the women.’
    • ‘Spending power and demographics are the key factors that have always dominated the retail market.’
    • ‘Results were weighted to reflect the demographics of the total U.S. population.’
    • ‘During the past forty years very little of value has come out of economic studies using age demographics.’
    • ‘In the future, demographics may alter food trends in yet different directions.’
    • ‘Next time around this constituency, with its now rapidly changing demographics, will no longer be a safe unionist seat.’
    • ‘Classrooms were matched for similarities in location and population demographics.’
    • ‘Changing demographics and workforce trends have profoundly altered the workplace.’
    • ‘Whether these opposing price trends leave you more giddy than glum depends largely on demographics.’
    • ‘Our demographics are more like those of Latin America than Europe.’
    • ‘Let's turn now to the subject of demographics, with special emphasis on immigration.’
    • ‘I no doubt acknowledge the fact that provinces differ due to population demographics.’
    • ‘Do you have any information about the demographics of book buyers, by age and genre of book?’
    • ‘Needless to say, these percentages are changing as the demographics of the online population change.’
    • ‘Population density and demographics may have a major effect on which habitats are used or unused.’
    • ‘Whether a country spends or saves is typically a function of its demographics.’