Human geography Case studies

Facts for case studies in the GCSE AQA Human Geography topic
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DTM- Stage 1 country
Traditional rainforest tribes
DTM- Stage 2 country
Afghanistan
DTM- Stage 3 country
Brazil
DTM- Stage 4 Country
USA
DTM- Stage 5 Country
Germany
DTM- Brazilian population expected to double between...
1975 and 2015
One-child: Date of famine
1959 to 1961
One-child: Famine death toll
35 million people
One-child: Salary rise for limiting family
5 to 10%
One-child: Little emperor syndrome
Over-indulged only children
One-child: surplus young men over young women
60 million
French Pro-natal: Years of Parental leave
3 years
French Pro-natal: Subsidised day care for children younger than
3
French Pro-natal: Fertility rate
2.0 per woman
Kibera: Percentage of Nairobi inhabitants living in slums
60%
Kibera: percentage of people living in Nairobi slums living in Kibera
50%
Kibera: Population
Between 800,000 and 1 million people
Kibera: Area
255ha
Kibera: Cost of UN-Habitat electricity per shack
300 Kenyan Shillings
Kibera: How many familes housed in first year of 2003 project?
770 families
Kibera: Funding for 15 year project
650 million Kenyan shillings
BEDZed: Cut on carbon emissions compared to new homes
56%
BEDZed: Cut in energy use for heating
82%
BEDZed: Reduction in water use
58%
BEDZed: How many cars taken off the road for each one used in car club?
5 cars
BEDZed: reduction in car mileage
64%
BEDZed: homes within how many minutes of public transport?
10 minutes
Wind: Percentage of generating capacity made up by Germany, Spain and the US?
58%
Wind: Reduction in wind power costs over the last 20 years.
costs today are 10% of the costs 20 years ago
Wind: number of wind farms in the UK in 2008
176 wind farms and turbines
Toyota: Foundation
1937
Toyota: date became the biggest worldwide producer of cars
2007
Toyota: profits in 2006
$11 billion
Toyota: number of countries operated in
26 countries
Toyota: number of workers
250,000
Toyota: Worldwide total production (1996)
4,756,100 cars
Toyota: Worldwide total production (2005)
7,360,900 cars
Toyota: Overseas total production (1996)
1,346,000 cars
Toyota: overseas total production (2005)
3,571,300 cars
Toyota: Japan production (1996)
3,410,100 cars
Toyota: Japan production (2005)
3,789,600 cars
Exeter CBD: date
2005- september 2007
Exeter CBD: number of stores
64
Exeter CBD: footfall in 2011
9.5 million
Exeter CBD: number of jobs created
1500
Motorsport valley: number of people employed
40,000
Motorsport valley: Number of businesses
2,200
Motorsport valley: Sales
exceed £5 billion
Indian Call centres: Percentage of the population speaking fluent english
10%
Indian Call centres: number of people living in towns
787 million
Indian Call centres: reduction in operating costs
between 10 and 60% lower than in the UK
Indian Call centres: Indian and UK salary
£1,200 and £12,000
Indian Call centres: shift length
9 hours
Polish migration: date
2004-2006
Polish migration: number of Polish immigrants
447,000
Polish migration: Number working as factory workers (2007)
95,865
Polish migration: Number working as cleaners (2007)
33,925
Polish migration: Number working as packers (2007)
24,130
Polish migration: Number working as waiters (2007)
15,840
Kerala: date
as early as 1952
Kerala: Population
32 million
Kerala: Population density
819 people per km2
Kerala: Birth rate
18
Kerala: Death rate
6
Kerala: Life expectancy
73
Kerala: Adult literacy rate
89.9
China: Steel production (2003)
25% of world production
China: Cloth manufacture doubled between
2000 and 2006
China: Predicted growth
7% till 2018
China: per capita income in 2001
£600
China: per capita income in 1993
£200
China: Olympics year
2008
China: generating capacity of three gorges dam
22,500mW
Senegal Migration: age
teens to 40s
Refugee: Number of Iraqis in Sweden (2007)
70,000
Refugee: Asylum requests from Iraqis to eu countries (2006)
19,376
Refugee: Asylum requests from Iraqis to eu countries (2007)
38,276