Adjective "demographic" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Relating to the structure of populations.
  1. 'Comparisons are drawn between demographic patterns and career patterns of the two countries.'
  2. 'Those social and demographic factors may be key contributors to potential crises in the future.'
  3. 'There were no significant demographic differences between the screened and unscreened patients.'
  4. 'They point out that the demographic structure of Scotland is changing as we are becoming an aging society.'
  5. 'The growth can be explained by demographic growth, he said, and not by efforts of the university.'
  6. 'The country's economic and demographic base is too narrow to sustain a good higher education system.'
  7. 'All statistical analyses take into account dietary and demographic factors and tobacco and alcohol habits.'
  8. 'However, demographic trends will mean less young people in the labour market and more older workers.'
  9. 'He then selects individuals to interview, using demographic criteria.'
  10. 'However there is one area in which we can make forecasts with some confidence: that of demographic change.'


A particular sector of a population.
  1. 'It is clear we are appealing to a broader demographic and therefore will want to offer customer a choice in the future.'
  2. 'The demographic and gender balance of the participants was seen by some as not reflecting the community.'
  3. 'Audiences are improving again and the demographic is substantially younger than it once was.'
  4. 'It speaks volumes for the career opportunities of video artists that the demographic here is so narrow.'
  5. 'I mean, Friday evenings aren't the time to capture the college demographic.'
  6. 'Pseudo science-fiction movies aimed at the teen demographic can be the perfect way to start a morning.'
  7. 'This time though he's marketing his ideas at a different demographic.'
  8. 'The Olympics is hands down the most popular sporting event among every demographic.'
  9. 'What's more, the gaming demographic is getting older, with almost a quarter of all gamers over the age of 40.'
  10. 'The way people drive in the future will also be transformed by a shift in the driver demographic.'


1. of or relating to demography, the science of vital and social statistics. noun

2. a single vital or social statistic of a human population, as the number of births or deaths.

3. a specific segment of a population having shared characteristics: The producers were looking for a show that would appeal to the 18-34 demographic.

More examples(as adjective)

"bulks can be demographic in characters."

"changes can be demographic."

"trends can be demographic."

"characteristics can be demographic."

"factors can be demographic."

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