Unit 2 - Development - Key Terms (AQA GCSE)
Some key terms and definitions for key concepts in the Development section of Unit 2.
Terms in this set (18)
How a country has grown economically and technologically and its typical quality of life
The difference in economic wealth and quality of life between countries
Gross National Income (GNI)
The total value of goods and services produced by a country, plus the money earned from investment overseas.
The % of the population that can read and write
Number of babies born per 1000 population per year
Number of deaths per 1000 population per year
Number of deaths of children under 1 per 1000 live births
Average number of years a person is expected to live for
Access to safe water
The % of people with access to clean water
Human Development Index
A measure of development which links wealth (income) to health (life expectancy) and education (number of years of schooling).
Demographic Transition Model
A model showing population change over time as birth and death rates change as a country develops.
Where people have no choice but to move from their homes (e.g. political refugees; people affected by natural disasters etc.)
Where a country is losing highly skilled people who are leaving the country that invested in their education to move elsewhere (slowing the development in their country of origin).
Governments and large organisations provide the money the government then decides how to spend it
Money/Goods donated to locals to help fund small-scale community led projects.
Those organisations with headquarters in one country but which have operations in other countries e.g. Shell / Apple / Microsoft etc.
Provided immediately after disasters - e.g. providing food / clean water after an earthquake
Aid which aims to improve quality of life over time
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