- Created by: debz101
- Created on: 24-01-20 16:47
Wealth - How much a person owns based on money or material possessions, e.g. jewellery, cars or property.
Occupation - The job a person has, e.g. doctor, teacher or sales assistant.
Employment - Having job whether full time, part time, self employed or zero hour contract.
Unemployment - Not having a job due to being redundant or on benefits.
Poverty can limit people's chances of a good life which can have a negative effect on their health and wellbeing.
Absolute poverty - Not having enough money for basic needs.
Relative poverty - Only able to afford basic needs.
Positive effects it has on health and wellbeing
- Good housing conditions and healthier diet
- Improves muscle tone and stamina
- Education and work improves problem solving and thinking skills
- More time for mind activities, for example, chess, sudoku or crossword
- Good jobs makes you feel secure.
- Promotes a positive self concept
- Have time to socialise with colleagues and friends
- More opporttunies to socialise
Negative effects it has on health and wellbeing
- Lack of mobility leading to weight gain
- Poor diet, poor housing leading to poor health
- Umployment leads to mental health problems
- Long hours of work meaning less time to socialise or to learn new things
- Stress and breakdown in relationships
- Low self concept
- Social isolation
- Less chances to socialise