Development Indicators

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Urbanisation

The amount of people who live in an urban area

The percentage of the population that lives in urban areas (%)

The higher the figure, the more developed a country is supposed to be

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Death Rate

The amount of deaths per thousand of the population per year (D.R/1000)

The higher this figure is, the less developed a country is supposed to be

Amount of deaths

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Economic Development Rate

This measures the rate of economic growth of a country

The higher the figure, the more the country is developing

The rate that the economy is growing

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Life Expectancy

This is the average age which everyone in a country is supposed to live.

It is measured in years

The higher the figure, the more developed the country is

The age which you are expected to live to

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Infant Mortality Rate

The number of infant deaths (One year of age or less) per 1000 live births (%)

The smaller this number, the more developed the country is

The amount of infant deaths

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Health Care

This is measured in population per doctor

The higher the number is, the less doctors there are and less developed the country is

Healthcare is measured in the amount of doctors

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Industrial Structure

The percentage of the country's workforce employed in each section of industry.

The higher the primary percentage, the less developed a country is

The higher the tertiary percentage, the more developed a country is

The amount of people in each industry

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Birth Rate

The amount of babies born per thousand of the population per year (BR/1000)

The higher this is, the less developed the country is

Amount of babies born

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Adult Literacy Rate

The percentage of adults that can read and write in a population of the country

The higher the amount, the more developed the country is

The amount of people who can read and write

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Gross Domestic Product

This is the average amount of income a person in a particular country earns

It is measured in US$

The higher these figures, the more developed the country is.

Gross National Product GNP is similar but takes into account overseas earnings for a country

Average income

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