Development Development means the way in which a country seeks to improve economically and raise the standard of living for its inhabitants. The Development Gap refers to the widening difference in levels of development between the world’s richest and poorest countries. This development gap can also occur within countries, for example between regions or between urban and rural areas.
How do we measure development? GDP per capita GNP HDI Infant mortality Population per doctor Food consumption Adult literacy Energy consumption Energy consumption Average income
What words are used to describe development levels?
Most and least liveable countries According to the UN here are the top ten MOST and LEAST livable countries by HDI. Can you locate them all on a map? Niger Sierra Leone Mali Burkino Faso Guinea Bissau Central African Republic Chad Ethiopia Burundi Mozambique Norway Iceland Australia Ireland Sweden Canada Japan USA Switzerland Netherlands Least Liveable Most Liveable
How rich are you? http://www.globalrichlist.com/ http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/specials/rich_list/rich_list_search/