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Refers to the standard of living and quality of life of its human inhabitants. In this context, development is a process of change that affects people's lives. It may involve an improvement in the quality of life as perceived by the people undergoing change. However, development is not always a positive process.
Is a measure of a country's wealth and how it is generated
Quality of life
The standard of health, comfort, and happiness experienced by an individual or group.
Measures the access the population has to wealth, jobs, education, nutrition, health, leisure and safety - as well as political and cultural freedom.
GNP - Gross National Product
Is defined as the sum of value added by all producers who are residents in a nation, plus any product taxes (minus subsidies) not included in output, plus income received from abroad such as employee compensation and property income.
Gross Domestic Product
This describes the process where countries become increasingly interconnected with each other.
The average number of years someone is expected to live.
The gap between rich (MEDC) and poor (LEDC) countries.
Goods that come into a country
Goods that exit a country.
Less economically developed country
More economically developed country
The number of babies that die per 1000 people per year
The number of babies born per 1000 people per year
The number of deaths per 1000 people per year.