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What is ecomomic development?
A measure of the countries wealth.
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What is human development?
A measure of the access the population has to wealth, jobs, education, nutrition, health, leisure and safety - as well as political and cultural freedom.
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What is GNP and what does it stand for?
Gross national product- the amount of total economic output of a country (includes foreign investment).
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What id GDP and what does it stand for?
Gross Domestic Product- the total value of goods and services in a country.
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What is GNP per captia?
The GNP divided by the amount of people in the country.
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What is economic growth?
The increase in GDP,GNP,GDP per captia or GNP per capita.
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What is inequality of wealth?
The gap in income between the richest and poorest people.
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What is inflation?
A measurew of how high goods, services and wages increase each year.
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Why is high inflation bad?
As it means the country doesn't have a stable economy as the government has a lack of control.
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What is unemployment?
The amount of people who can't find work.
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What is the economic structure?
The division of a countries economy through primary, secondary and tertiary jobs.
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What are primary jobs and give three examples?
Where materials are extracted from the earth (farmers, miners fishers)
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What are secoundary jobs and give three examples?
Using raw materials and turning them into a product (Steel worker, construction, textiles)
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What are tertiary jobs and give three examples?
Where a service is provided (doctor, call centre,accountant)
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What is a countries demographic?
The size of population and its structure.
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What is life expectany?
The average age in which a person lives.
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What is infant morality rate?
The amount of babies per 1000 that die before 1.
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What is poverty?
The amount of people living below the poverty line or on low income.
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What is access to basic services?
The availability of services needed for a healthy lifestyle.
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What is access to health care?
Takes into account statisticssuch as amount of people per doctor.
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What is risk of disease?
Calculates the amount of people with diseases such as AIDs and malaria.
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What is access to education?
A measure of how many people attend primary school, secondary school and higher education.
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What is literacy rate?
The percentage of adults who can read and write.
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What is access to technology?
Includes statistics about the percentage of people with access to phones, computers and the internet.
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What is gender equality?
Compares statistics of literacy and employment rates between sexes.
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What is government spending priorities?
Compares health and education expenditure with milatary expenditure and paying off debts.
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