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1 Developing Countries vs Developed Countries

2 What Do You Think? What do you think it means to be a developing country? What do you think it means to be a developing country? What do think it means to be a developed country? What do think it means to be a developed country?

3 Developing Country Developing Country : Developing Country : Usually refers to countries with low levels of ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Usually refers to countries with low levels of ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Developing countries do not have a level of industry that will support their populations and have a low standard of living. They almost always have low incomes yet high populations Developing countries do not have a level of industry that will support their populations and have a low standard of living. They almost always have low incomes yet high populations Little industry, low standard of living, and low income -BUT- High population

4 Determining Development To determine a country’s development, these statistics are usually considered by the United Nations To determine a country’s development, these statistics are usually considered by the United Nations 1. GDP (Gross Domestic Product) 2. Life Expectancy 3. Literacy Rate 4. Education 5. Healthcare System United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress and human rights issues. (Wikipedia) international organization international lawinternational securityeconomic developmentsocial progresshuman rightsinternational organization international lawinternational securityeconomic developmentsocial progresshuman rights

5 GDP GDP GDP Is the market value of all final goods and services produced within a country in a given period of time Is the market value of all final goods and services produced within a country in a given period of time Consumption + investment + government spending + (exports-imports) Per Capita Per capita is a Latin phrase meaning for each head. It is usually used in the field of statistics to indicate the average per person for any given concern, e.g. income, crime rate. (Wikipedia)statisticsaverage incomecrime

6 Life Expectancy Is the average age a person usually lives. Is the average age a person usually lives. (Infant mortality rate)

7 Literacy Rate The ability to read, write, listen, and speak a language at a level adequate for communication. The ability to read, write, listen, and speak a language at a level adequate for communication.

8 Education The availability of education for everyone and higher education

9 Healthcare System The Prevention, treatment, and management of illnesses

10 Subsistence Farming An area that produces only enough food to feed the family and or the people working it. It is a very hard way of living.

11 Commercial Farming An area that produces enough food to help feed the masses. Farming for profit.

12 Rural Sometimes referred to as “the country” which are less populated areas that are found outside of a city and keep away from the influence of large cities. Also called the wilderness, outback, farms, isolated areas etc.

13 Urban Living in a larger populated area with industry Living in a larger populated area with industry

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15 Bibliography news.bbc.co.uk/.../week_in_pictures/ stm news.bbc.co.uk/.../week_in_pictures/ stm news.bbc.co.uk/.../week_in_pictures/ stm balRuralUrbanMappingProjectGRUMPAlphaVersion.html balRuralUrbanMappingProjectGRUMPAlphaVersion.html


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