demographic
I. adjective also demographical Date: 1882 1. of or relating to demography or demographics 2. relating to the dynamic balance of a population especially with regard to density and capacity for expansion or decline • demographically adverb II. noun Date: circa 1966 1. plural the statistical characteristics of human populations (as age or income) used especially to identify markets 2. a market or segment of the population identified by demographics

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