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What is absolute poverty?

-Not being able to afford the essential resources like food, shelter and warmth.

2

What is relative poverty?

-Can afford basic resources but not much else.

3

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.

4

What are the physical impacts of a job?

-Manual work=better exercise and so less at risk of obesity.
-Can afford better nutrition.

5

What are the intellectual impacts of a job?

-New skills/knowledge.
-Training and new qualifications.
-New tasks.
-Problem solving skills.

6

What are the emotional impacts of a job?

-Sense of achievement and proud feeling.
-Valued and respected.
-High self-concept.
-Stress and pressure.

7

What are the social impacts of a job?

-New friends.
-Less isolated.
-Gain communication skills.
-Activities at work and social events.

8

What are the physical effects of having a high income?

-Better nutrition.
-Can afford to go to the gym.
-Afford new clothes and a house.
-Private healthcare.

9

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.

10

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.

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What are the social effects of having high income?

-Going on holidays.
-Can go out with friends.
-Less socially isolated.
-Can afford activities like golf, swimming etc.