NIGERIA - EFFECTS OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ON QUALITY OF LIFE

Employment
- Reliable, better paid jobs in manufacturing industries, or services (e.g. health care and education).
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Higher disposable income
- Higher disposable income to spend on schooling, home improvements, food, clothes and recreation.
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Diets
- Improved access to a better diet = higher productivity at work and in school.
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Water and sanitation
- Better access to safe water and sanitation.
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Infrastructure
- Improvements to infrastructure (e.g. roads).
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Electricity
- Reliable electricity supplies providing lighting and heating = easier to go out at night and for children to do homework.
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Health care
- Better quality healthcare with more doctors. - Better equipped hospitals.
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Negative effects
-Despite clear improvements (GDI increase),many people in Nigeria are still poor.-Limited access to services(e.g. safe water, sanitation+reliable electricity).-Oil wealth had not been used effectively, increased gap between rich and poor.
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Higher disposable income

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- Higher disposable income to spend on schooling, home improvements, food, clothes and recreation.

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Diets

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Water and sanitation

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Infrastructure

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