We are learning to: Understand the pattern of uneven development in Brazil Understand the living standard of poor people in Brazilian cities What I ’ m looking for: Working well in a pair Offering ideas Uneven Development within Brazil
How do we decide if a country is more develop than another ? REVIEW…
Money per person (GDP per person) How many babies are born and the amount that survive. How long people live. Health This is measured in population per doctor. Literacy Rate The number of adults who read and write in every 100. Food Intake The number of calories each person takes in each day. Development Indicators
Brazil’s regional Human Development Index (HDI)
Uneven development within Brazil South: – contains the cities of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte – has fertile soils for farming – has good access to ports for trading – has benefited from business investment in the area
Uneven development within Brazil North and North-east – are a long way from the core cities – suffer from a wet and tropical climate in the north, and semi-arid in the north east – include dense rainforest – are difficult for access to ports and trading links
The top 10% population earning 50% of the national income Unequal Distribution of Wealth
Favela (Slum) most often within urban areas 6 % of the population lived in slums in Brazil (Census data in 2010) 11.4 million of the 190 million
favela in Brazil http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedde d&v=lZrIoA5U-Ho
Task Discuss with your groupmates Put the statements about Brazil’s cities into the sections Remember to put the statement in the middle if it applies to both headings JUSITY YOUR DECISION!!
1.House are of a good quality 2.Houses are constantly being improved 3.Homes have security systems 4.Crime is a major problem 5.Many people have jobs 6.Children work from a young age 7.Young people have access to education 8.Computer ownership is high 9.Rubbish collection service is available 10.Electricity is available 11.Houses with breathtaking views 12.People support their families.