Measuring Development

Identify the term used to describe the progress of a country as it becomes more economically, technologically advanced and improvements in people’s quality of life.

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Which organisation classifies countries as HICs, LICs and NEEs?

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What is an LIC?

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What is a HIC?

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What is a NEE?

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Identify the type of country described below. A country which is experiencing rapid economic growth and development.

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Identify the type of country described below. A country in which the people have a poor quality of life with inadequate services and opportunities.

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Identify the type of country described below. A country where most people enjoy a good standard of living based on relatively high levels of income.

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How are countries such as France, the USA and UK classified?

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How are countries such as Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Ethiopia classified?

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How are countries such as Brazil, India and China classified?

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Which of the following is not an example of social or economic development?

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What does GNI stand for?

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How do you calculate GNI per capita?

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Which of the following is not a limitation of using GNI as a measure of development?

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Which measure of development is the number of deaths of children aged less than one year of age per 1000 population?

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True or false? Death rates are relatively low throughout much of the world due to basic improvements in health care.

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What is the typical life expectancy in NEEs?

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Identify the measure of development developed by the United Nations and is the most commonly used measure of development.

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If a country has a HDI close to 1 what does this mean?

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Measuring Development
Well done! You have a great understanding of this area of geography!

Not a bad effort at all, but you should consider revising this area a bit more.

Hmmmmmm, you might want to spend some time revising this area of geography.

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