Geography - development

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Development indicator
Data that help us work out how developed a country is.
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Standard of living
How well off a person is. It can be measured.
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Quality of life
A measure of how happy people are with their lives & environment.
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Literacy rates
The percentage of people over the age of 15 who can read & write.
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Infant mortality rates
The number of babies per 1000 who die before their first birthday.
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GNP
Gross National Product (how much a country is worth).
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Primary activities
Jobs involving the collecting and using of natural resources.
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Secondary activities
When natural resources are turned into something useful (called manufacturing).
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Trade
The movement and sale of goods between countries.
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Sustainable aid
Helping countries so they can provide for themselves.
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MEDC's
More Economically Developed Countries
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LEDC's
Less Economically Developed Countries
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Birth Rates
The number of babies born per 1000 people, per year.
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Death Rates
Number of people that die per 1000 people per year.
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Life Expectancy
The average age a person lives
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Development Indicator
Information and statistics that helps us to decide how developed a country is.
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Official Aid
Countries give LEDC's money to help them grow into MEDC's. Sometimes they do this by raising money through taxes.
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Voluntary Aid
Poor countries accept money off charities like Comic Relief. They raise money by getting donations from members of the public & volunteers.
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Short-Term Aid
Given in response to an emergency like a famine or earthquake, when help is needed right then.
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Long-Term Aid
When they need a long period of time to help build big projects like hospitals.
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Card 2

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How well off a person is. It can be measured.

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Standard of living

Card 3

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A measure of how happy people are with their lives & environment.

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Card 4

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The percentage of people over the age of 15 who can read & write.

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Card 5

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The number of babies per 1000 who die before their first birthday.

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