Flashcards in Economic factors affecting human growth and development Deck (11):
What is absolute poverty?
-Not being able to afford the essential resources like food, shelter and warmth.
What is relative poverty?
-Can afford basic resources but not much else.
What are the effects of poverty on development?
-On average live 8 years less than those on high income.
-Children born in poorer areas weigh less.
What are the physical impacts of a job?
-Manual work=better exercise and so less at risk of obesity.
-Can afford better nutrition.
What are the intellectual impacts of a job?
-Training and new qualifications.
-Problem solving skills.
What are the emotional impacts of a job?
-Sense of achievement and proud feeling.
-Valued and respected.
-Stress and pressure.
What are the social impacts of a job?
-Gain communication skills.
-Activities at work and social events.
What are the physical effects of having a high income?
-Can afford to go to the gym.
-Afford new clothes and a house.
What are the intellectual effects of having high income?
-Holidays=learn about cultures.
-Afford new resources for school and work.
-Can go on trips and have more opportunities.
-More likely to achieve well in school.
What are the emotional effects of having high income?
-Happier and better quality of life.
-High self-confidence and self-esteem.
-Proud and successful.
-Less likely to become depressed and have anxiety.