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    • Population Density:
      • The number of people per square mile.
    Important because the statistic can show you how crowded an area is. Dense vs. Sparse
    • Population Growth:
      • Percent by which an area’s population changes per year
    Important because this statistic can help predict future problems.
    • Birth Rate:
      • The number of babies the average woman will have in her lifetime.
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    • Per Capita Gross National Product (GNP):
      • The value of a country’s goods and services divided by the population.
      • The per capita GNP tells you how much money the average person in the country makes each year.
      • Always measured in US dollars
      • GDP/GNI
    • It is a measure of country’s wealth.
    • It is an indicator of many other things like:
    • access to health care
    • access to education
    • industrialization (Developed vs. Less Developed)
    • general happiness of the people
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    • Literacy Rate:
      • The percentage of people (age 15 and older) who can read and write at a basic level.
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    • GNP
    • Health Care
    • AIDS
    • Overpopulation
    • Terrorism
    • Civil War
    • Infant Mortality Rate
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    • Infant Mortality Rate:
      • The number of babies (age 0 – 1 year) who die in a given year.
      • For every 1,000 babies born ________ die.
    • Life Expectancy:
      • The average life span of a person.
      • Males and females are measured separately.
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    • WEALTH
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    • Access to education, health care and wealth are connected to the prevalence of AIDS in a region.
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    • Economic control plague the world
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    • Human Development Index(HDI) :
      • Overall quality of life within a country
      • Combines several aspects of life
      • Between 0 and 1
      • Higher is better
  • Choose the country that has the highest quality of life.
    • Norway
    • Mexico
    • Sudan
    • Russia
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  • Citizens in Central Asia have the greatest opportunity for a high paying job.
    • True
    • False
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  • Based on the population map what region has the biggest problem with overpopulation?
    • Asia
    • Africa
    • North America
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