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DC 9HUM - Inequalities (edited by Zac)
Terms in this set (30)
The age of how long which someone is expected to live in a particular country
The number of years it will take for a country to double in population size
The imaginery line to divide the world into the wealthier and poorer countries/regions
The total number of live babies born per 1000 people per year
MEDC - More Economically Developed Countries
These countries are usually wealthy, there is a high standard of living & they are quite powerful politically
GDP per capita - Gross Domestic Product per person
The total value of goods & services produced in a country in a year divided by the population
LEDC - Less Economically Developed Countries
These countries are usually poor, lack a high standard of living & not a lot of political power
A statistic that is useful in showing how well developed a country is
The total number of deaths per 1000 people per year
The number of babies born who die before they reach 1 year old per 1000 live births
Change for the better - improvement in economic, social, political and environmental factors in a country
The percentage of people aged 15yrs and older who can read and write
PPP - Purchasing Power Parity
The adjustment of GDP to make comparing prices more standardized
HDI - Human Development Index
Measures development through combining GNI (gross national income), literacy rate and life expectancy to give a figure between 0 and 1
All the networks that are required for a country (or city) to function efficiently eg electricity
The number of live births per 1000 woman of child-bearing age
MDGs - Millennium Development Goals
Targets set by the UN to be achieved by 2015 in order to help the poorest people and countries become more developed and have access to basic needs
Assistance given to poorer countries to help them develop or to those that have suffered a natural disaster - may be in the form of money, experts, goods such as tents, water etc
difference in circumstances, opportunity etc.; lack of equality
conditions relating to public health, especially the provision of clean drinking water and adequate sewage disposal.
the state of being extremely poor
the process of interaction and integration among people, companies, and governments worldwide.
Standard of living
the degree of wealth and material comfort available to a person or community
economic development that is conducted without depletion of natural resources.
An outstanding loan that one country owes to another country or institutions within that country
the acts of setting up a colony away from one's place of origin
trade between companies in developed countries and producers in developing countries in which fair prices are paid to the producers
a country or area under the political control of another country and occupied by settlers from that country
the wealth and resources of a country or region, especially in terms of the production of goods and services.
Meets the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations.
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