Grade 8 Geography- Quality of Life and Economic Development
Terms in this set (26)
Quality of Life
General well-being or happiness of a person or society, as measured by meeting basic needs. Such as access to food, safe drinking water, shelter, heath care, money, education, friends and family to play with and happy and safe.
having little or no money, possessions, or other resources to meet basic needs.
A condition in which all people are treated the same way, regardless of individual differences
the lack of equality between people or groups of people
access to education
percentage of people who have a reasonable opportunity to go to school
access to health care
percentage of people who have a reasonable means of getting adequate health care
access to safe water
percentage of people who have a reasonable means of getting adequate amount of safe drinking water for drinking or others uses
number of lives births per 1000 people in one year
child mortality rate
number of children that die before the age of 5 per 1000 children in one year
number of deaths per 1000 people in one year.
gross domestic product (GDP)
the total value produced in one country over the period of time in a year
a persons salary
infant mortality rate
number of babies that die before the age of one per 1000 children in one year
average number of years that a person is expected to live
percentage of the population who can read and write a simple sentence and do calculations
percentage of people who are living in poverty, which sometimes means being unable to earn enough money to meet basic needs.
Human development index (HDI)
the results of an annual evaluation of countries made by looking at life expectancy, literacy and income
Gross National Income per person
the total, or gross, income of a country in one year, dived by the number of people
inequality- adjustment Human development Index
The results of an annual evaluation of countries made by looking at life expectancy, income and literacy, and how these are distributed amoung the populatin
The condition of being severely deprived of basic human needs.
the total value of a country's resources, including material goods, natural resources, and human resources
The system by which goods and services are produced, sold and bought in a country or region
gross domestic product (GDP) per capita
the total value of everything produced in a country over the period of a year, divided by the number of citizens
The improvement of the quality of a life in countries around the world by sustainability improving social, political, economic, and environmental systems
The improvement of a country's economy
The buying and selling of goods or services