Disparities in Wealth and Development Definitions

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Infant Mortality
The number of deaths of infants under the age of 1 per live birth in a given year
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Literacy Rate
The amount of people who can read and write at a specific age
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Education Expenditure
the public expenditure on education as a percentage of GDP
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Height for Age
The percentage of children under the age of 5 who's height for age is more than 2 standard deviations below the median
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Calories per Day
the average number of calories a person eats per day in a certain area
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GNI
The total value of goods and services provided by a country together with the balance of income and payments from and to other countries
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HDI
a development index created by the UN to measure disparities between countries. It takes into account, life expectancy, literacy rate, school enrolment and GNI
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Disparity
The differences between two areas
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Millennium Development Goals
Goals set by the UN in 2000, so that the under-developed countries reach a good level of development.
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Market Access
The ability to trade in the global market
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Debt Relief
The reduction in a countries debts or the repayments upon those debts
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Aid
Money/resources sent to a country in need
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Fair Trade
Selling things for a fair price
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The amount of people who can read and write at a specific age

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The percentage of children under the age of 5 who's height for age is more than 2 standard deviations below the median

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the average number of calories a person eats per day in a certain area

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