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GEOG, CHANGING ECO - 1 Measuring Development
Terms in this set (16)
Gross National Income (GNI) per head
The value of a country's goods and services and its income from abroad, measured in US dollars and divided by the total population.
The number of babies born per 1000 people.
The number of deaths per 1000 people.
The number of deaths of infants under one, per 1000 live births, per year.
The average age to which a person is expected to live.
People per doctor
The number of people who depend on a single doctor for their needs.
The percentage of people over the age of 15 that can read and write.
Access to safe water
The percentage of people who have access to clean water.
Human Development Index (HDI)
A composite measure that takes into account life expectancy, GNI per capita and education.
How far a country has grown economically and technologically
Quality of Life
The well-being of the population based on economic, physical, social and psychological factors (see page 250 for examples)
Jobs that involve services and skills e.g. office jobs, teachers, doctors...
The development of manufacturing industries
When the importance of manufacturing decreases and the service (tertiary) sector becomes more important
Trans National Company - a company with global influence, has its headquarters in its country of origin but has branches across the world.
This industry involves the production of goods from either raw materials (e.g. the steel industry) or component parts (e.g. car manufacturers)
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