WJEC Geography Theme 3 Definitions

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Bi-lateral Aid
Aid that is passed directly from one country to another
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Business Rate
A type of tax paid by a company
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Debt
The money owed by a country
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De-industrialization
A shift in employment from manufacturing to jobs that provide a service
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Development aid
Help which is given to tackle poverty and improve quality of life usually given to combat long term problems rather than emergencies
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Development gap
The difference in wealth between rich and poor countries
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Digital Divide
The gap between those who have digital technology and thoose who don't
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Direct Benefit
An immediate advantage created by an improvement in the econamy
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Eco-tourism
Small-scale tourist projects that create money for conservation and create jobs
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Emergency Aid
Help which is given urgently after a natural disaster or conflict to protect lives
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Employment Structure
The number of people working in the primary, secondary and tertiary sector
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Exports
The sale of products from one country to another
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Foreign Exchange
The way in which countries earn money from abroad (tourism/exports)
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Formal Occupation
Jobs that recieve a regular wage and which are recognized/controlled by the state
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Free Trade
When countries trade without any limits to the amount of goods that can be exported/imported
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Globalisation
Flows of people, ideas, money and goods are mocking an increasingly complex global web that links people and places from different countries together
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Gross National Income per person
(GNI/GNP) The average income in a country
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High tech industry
The use of advanced technologies in manufacturing such as medicine/defense
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The money owed by a country

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A shift in employment from manufacturing to jobs that provide a service

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Help which is given to tackle poverty and improve quality of life usually given to combat long term problems rather than emergencies

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