Development Basic Keywords

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The total value of goods and services people of the nationality produce in a year.
Gross National Income (GNI)
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The total value of goods and services a country produces in a year.
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
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The number of babies who die under 1 year old per thousand babies born.
Infant Mortality Rate (IMR)
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The average number of people for each doctor.
People per doctor
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The % of people who can get clean drinking water.
Access to safe water
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The % of adults who can read and write.
Literacy rate
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The number of live babies born per thousand of the population per year.
Birth rate
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The number of deaths per thousand of the population per year.
Death rate
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The average age a person can expect to live to.
Life expectancy
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A country where the leader makes all the decisions.
Dictatorship
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A country where the people decide on the decisions.
Democracy
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A number that's calculated using life expectancy, literacy rate, education level and income per capita.
Human Development Index (HDI)
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A linear scale showing the path to development running from LDCs to MEDCs.
Development continuum
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The divide between the rich and the poor
Development gap
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These are the most developed countries in the world. E.g. UK, France, USA.
Rich Industrial Countries
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These are rapidly getting richer as their econmoy is moving from being based on primary industry to secondary industry. E.g. China, South Africa, India.
Newly industrialising counties (NICs)
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These countries aren't really poor, but they aren't riche either. They are developing quickly, but not as quick as NICs are. E.g. Poland, Czech Republic, Bulgaria.
Former communist countries
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These are the poorest, least developed countries in the world.
Least Developed Countries (LDCs)
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An imaginary division that has provided a rough way of dividing all of the countries in the world in to the rich north and poor south.
Brandt Line
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The total value of goods and services a country produces in a year.

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