Development

Development in different countries and how development is measured

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  • Created by: Lollipop
  • Created on: 01-06-12 14:32

What factors effect development

  • Industry
  • Education
  • Housing
  • Money
  • Access to health care
  • Life expectancy
  • Living conditions
  • Infrastructure (buildings and roads)
  • Sanitation - access to water
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Reasons for a country to be more developed than an

  • More natural resources
  • More money and business
  • Development restricted because of natural disasters eg. floods
  • Lack of technology, education and health care
  • Lack of clean water and sanitation
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How is development measured

  • GNI (Gross National Income) - money

or

  • HDI (Human Development Indicator) - social, economic and environmental factors

HDI includes:

  • Health care
  • GNI
  • Education
  • Life expectancy
  • Adult Literacy Rate
  • Infant Mortality rate
  • Internet Access
  • Mobile phone users
  • Sanitation - access to clean water
  • Air pollution
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