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How does the literacy rate affect Standard of Living? Educational Opportunities Literacy rate: M-99%, W-99% Length of education: M-15 yrs, W-17 yrs Universities.

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1 How does the literacy rate affect Standard of Living? Educational Opportunities Literacy rate: M-99%, W-99% Length of education: M-15 yrs, W-17 yrs Universities are available for all – 35% of women earn bachelor’s degree – 25% of men earn bachelor’s degree Standard of Living Indicators Economics: – GDP per capita: $49,000 – Highest paying jobs: medical profession, lawyer, information technology – Men & women can have all types of jobs HealthCare – Life expectancy: yrs – Infant mortality: 5.98 per 1,000 births – People per doctor: 2.6 per 1000 – Other factors: obesity rate is 6 th in the world

2 How does the literacy rate affect Standard of Living? Standard of Living Indicators, cont. Lifestyle: – Average household income: $50,054 – 2 cars per household (if fewer than 7 in the family) – Average # of children: 2 Consider the following: 1.How do these numbers compare to the numbers you researched about your country? 2.How does the literacy rate affect each standard of living?

3 How does the literacy rate affect Standard of Living? Alabama High School Diploma: percent nationwide. Per capita income: $30,399 Rest of US Economics: – GDP per capita: $49,000 – Highest paying jobs: medical profession, lawyer, information technology – Men & women can have all types of jobs HealthCare – Life expectancy: yrs – Infant mortality: 5.98 per 1,000 births – People per doctor: 2.6 per 1000 – Other factors: obesity rate is 6 th in the world


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