CONSEQUENCES OF UNEVEN DEVELOPMENT

Disparities in wealth
- People in more developed countries have a higher income than those in less developed countries. - E.g. GNI per head in UK is over 40 times higher than in Chad.
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Disparities in health
- Healthcare in more developed countires is better than in less developed countries. - People in HICs live much longer (e.g. UK life expectancy = 81, Chad life expectancy = 51). - Higher infant mortality in less developed countries.
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International migration
- If neighbouring or nearby countries have higher development, people seek to enter that country to make use of the opportunities it provides to improve quality of life.
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International migration - example
- Mexico (an NEE) borders USA (an HIC). - Every yr over 130,000 Mexicans move to USA legally (and thousands more illegally) to seek better paid jobs and a higher quality of life.
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Disparities in health

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- Healthcare in more developed countires is better than in less developed countries. - People in HICs live much longer (e.g. UK life expectancy = 81, Chad life expectancy = 51). - Higher infant mortality in less developed countries.

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International migration

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International migration - example

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