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Chapter 18 Section 1

Development is the process by which a nation improves the economics, political, and social well-being of its people
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Paige boscaino

on 6 May 2010

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Transcript of Chapter 18 Section 1

Level of Development ch. 18 Development
The process by which a nation improves the economic, political, and social well-being of its people Devloping Nations
nation with a higher average level of material well-being
Less Developed Countries
nations with a low level of material well-being Levels of Development Life expectancy, diet, acess to health care, literacy, energy consumption, and many other factors Development
process by which a nation improves the
economic, political, and social well-being
of its people.
Developed Nations
higher average levels of material well-being Less Developed Countries
LDC's includes the worlds poorest countries
these are nations with a low level Measuring Development Life exxpectancy, diet, acess to health care,
literacy, energy consumption, and many other factors
are used to measure development (Per Capita GDP)
per capita gross domestic product - is a nations GDp divided by its total population Energy Consumption Is another way to measure devlopment.

the amounts of fossil fule,
hydroel ectricity and nuclear energy a nation uses depending on its level of industrialzation
Life Expectancy
the average exspected life spand of a person
that occur in the first year of life per 1000 live births Literacy
Literacy rate-
the proportion of the population over
the age of 15 that can read and write Infant Mortality Rate
indicates number of deaths that occur in the first year of life per 1000 live births Primitive Equilibrium

based on tradition
no formal economic organization Transition-
new living patterns Take off- industries grow profits increase Rapid Population Growth Rapid Growth

population Growth rate increase in a ountrys population in a given year
natural rate of population increase Life Expentancy Consequences of Rapid
Population growth -
Double population=double employments health facilitys, teachers, school rooms and more Debt 1970 and 1980 many less developed countrys acquired loans from foreign governments and private backs to finance dvelopment After events that hurt the economy the debts have hindered in repay
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