Write it on the word document ‘Lesson 1 Worksheet.’
Is it all about money then?
Look at the next four slides and then answer the question on the worksheet.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 20% of Population, 80% of Wealth in the North 80% of Population 20% of Wealth in the South
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT The Gross National Product (GNP) of a country is the economic value it adds in one year - GNP per capita is used to measure living standards 1999 $
BROADER MEASURES But economic development is not the only way to measure progress - the Human Development Index (HDI) looks at social factors too In addition to income per head, we also measure life expectancy and education
BROADER MEASURES The HDI is measured as a score from 0 to 1, with a higher number indicating more development
Is Kenya a Less Economically Developed Country (LEDC)? What is a LEDC? An LEDC is a Less Economically Developed Country. Therefore LEDCs are relatively poor countries. What do we need to know about Kenya to find out whether it is a LEDC?
the percentage of people that cannot read or write per capita = per person the average number of years a person lives to Internet link – statistics on Kenya www.xist.org/ Development indicators 0% 0% 14% 30% _ Adult illiteracy ( male then female for 1997) 77 yrs 54 yrs 48 yrs Life expectancy at birth 300 22,000 _ Population per doctor (1993) 3317 2075 _ Daily calorie intake per capita 18700 280 175 GNP per capita $ (1995) UK 1997 KENYA 1997 KENYA 1965 Indicator money earned in a country (value of goods and services) the population of that country
Choose 2 of these development indicators. On the worksheet explain how they show that Kenya is a LEDC compared to the UK. 0% 0% 14% 30% _ Adult illiteracy ( male then female for 1997) 77 yrs 54 yrs 48 yrs Life expectancy at birth 300 22,000 _ Population per doctor (1993) 3317 2075 2169 Daily calorie intake per capita 18700 280 175 GNP per capita $ (1995) UK 1997 KENYA 1997 KENYA 1965 Indicator Development indicators
Write a short story explaining what it would be like to swap your British lifestyle for that of a similar aged teenager in an LEDC. How would the quality of your life change? Would that have to mean that you were less happy?