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What is a dependency ratio?

Proportion of the people below (aged 0-14) and above (aged over 65) the normal working age.

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What is life expectancy?

Average number of years a person can be expected to live

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Maternal mortality meaning

Number of mothers per 100 000 who die in childbirth

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Fertility rate meaning

Average number of births per woman

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Birth rate meaning

Number of live births per 1000 people per year

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What is infant mortality?

Number of children per 1000 who die before their first birthday

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What is death rate?

Number of deaths per 1000 people per year

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What is development?

A process of change that affects people’s lives

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GDP meaning

The total value of goods and services produced in a year

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GDP PPP meaning

GDP purchasing power parity - shows what the GDP will buy in other countries

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Access to drinking water meaning

The percentage of the population with access to water supply within a km

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What is meant by the poverty line?

The minimum income required to meet someone’s basic needs

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Literacy rate meaning

The percentage of the population aged over 15 who can read and write

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Corruption perception index rate meaning

Uses a scale from 0 - 10 ( o being very corrupt , 10 being honest) to rank how stable the government is.

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Human index development - HDI meaning

Combines health, wealth and education to show the development of a country. ( 0 - 1 the higher the better)