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What is the Quality Of Life?
Quality of life Indicators
Quality of life development
Economic indicators of development
Examples of industry jobs
Industrial and economic growth
Comparing the UK with Burkina Faso Case Study
Important statistics for Case Study
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What is the quality of life?
· The quality of life refers to the living standard of a
· The quality of life can either be high or low.
· It is known that the quality of life is usually higher in
the MEDC's then the LEDC's, for several reasons.
How can we work out whether the quality of life is
high or low?
· Indicators are used to describe the economical and
social conditions of a country which can then
`indicate' to us whether the quality of life within that
country is high or low.
· Usually MEDC have a high standard and quality of
living whereas the LEDC are the opposite, they have
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Geographers use statistical data or indicators to compare countries.
Below are some of the indicators used to compare countries.
Gross Domestic Product
This is a measure of the Electriity
value of work done in a Usage
country. By comparing the If more
GDP of a country, you can The more
tell which country is the number of
richest. people in a
Advantages: country who
·GDP also depends on
how developed the developed.
country's industry is. This This compares
gives a more useful countries too.
Disadvantages: Population living in Urban more
·Wealth isn't even spread Properties developed.
evenly across the The countries with many people This
population so the GDP who live in Urban property such as compares
can be misleading flats and council houses are less countries.
because its only an