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Developed Countries vs. Developing Countries

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High per capita GDP
Developed
People live long lives(around 75 years)
Developed
people are well educated and highly skilled; literacy rates around 100%
Developed
Population is growing slowly; birth and death rates are low
Developed
Most people live in cities; 67-75% are urbanites
Developed
Few people work in agriculture
Developed
consumption of energy is high
Developed
most work in manufacturing or service industry
Developed
transportation and communication networks are well developed
Developed
environmental control is high; resources are fully exploited
Developed
mid latitude
Developed
northern hemisphere
Developed
Australia
Developed
New Zealand
Developed
Products of western hemisphere
Developed
per capita GDP is $7500 or more
Developed
less than 1/4 of the population
Developed
western Europe
Developed
Russia
Developed
U.S. and Canada
Developed
Japan
Developed
People are relatively poor incomes are 1/5 of developed countries
Developing
people do not live long lives(around 50-60 years)
Developing
Most are not well educated
Developing
Population is growing rapidly
Developing
most live in rural areas or urban slums;city growth is overwhelming the infrastructure
Developing
many people work in agriculture; mostly subsistence farming
Developing
consumption of energy is low
Developing
few people in manufacturing or service industry; industrial products must be imported
Developing
transportation and communication networks not well developed
Developing
control of the environment is low
Developing
tropical or subtropical climate
Developing
crossed by either the Tropic of Cancer or Tropic of Capricorn
Developing
Non-western culture
Developing
3/4 of the world's population
Developing
Latin America
Developing
Africa south of the Sahara
Developing
Middle East and North Africa
Developing
China
Developing
South Asia
Developing
Southeast Asia
Developing
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