Development

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What is Development?
The level of economic growth and wealth of a country. The use of resources natural and human, to achieve higher standards of living. This includes economic factors, social measures and issues e.g freedom
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Economic Indicator
Figures relating to the wealth and economy of a country e.g imports and exports
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Social Indicator
Figures relating to the quality of life within a country e.g education, standard of living
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Quality of Life
A measure of a person's emotional, social and physical well-being
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What is the Development Gap
The division between wealthy and poor areas, in particular the disparity between LEDCs and MEDCs.
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Gross National Income (GNI)
All the money earned by a country each year, divided by the number of people
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Life Expectancy
The number of year a person would be expected to live, on average, at birth
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Annual Population Growth Rate
Calculated by subtracting the death rate by the birth rate. A minus figure shows a falling population
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Uban Population
Proportion of population which lives in towns and cities
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Adult Literacy
Percentage of people in a country aged 15+ who can read and write
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Human Development Rank
Position of a country on the Human Development Table producted by the UN
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Figures relating to the wealth and economy of a country e.g imports and exports

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Social Indicator

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Quality of Life

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What is the Development Gap

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