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MEDC
More econmically developed country
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LEDC
Less Economically developed country
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NIC
Newley Industrialised country
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GNP
Gross National Product
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GNI
Gross National Income
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HDI
Human Development Index
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What is meant by Birth Rates?
How many babies are born per 1000 people in a population a year
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What is meant by infant Mortality?
How many babies die per 1000 people in a population per year
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What is meant by death rates?
How many people die per 1000 people in a population per year
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What is meant by people per doctor?
How many people there are for every doctor in a country or place
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What is meant by Literacy Rate?
What percentage of the country is able to read and write as adults.
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What is meant by access to safe water?
What percentage of people have access to sanitary and safe water that is free from bacteria and parasites.
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What is meant by life expectancy?
The average age a person can expect to live to at birth
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What is development?
The use of natural and human recources to achieve a higher standard of living.
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What is a development indicator?
Measurement of how developed a country is
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GDP per Capita
The total value of goods and services a country produces in a year. Its often given in Us dollars ($)
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What is a correlation?
The relationship between two development indicators
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Human development index (HDI)
This is anumber that is calculated using life expectancy, litercay rate, education level and income per head
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Define Standard of living
The degree of wealth and material comfort available to a person or community
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Define quality of life
Economic, social, political, and spiritual available to a person or community
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Less Economically developed country

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LEDC

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Newley Industrialised country

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Gross National Product

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Gross National Income

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