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1

which markets is China next to?

South Korea and India

2

how many people over the next 20 years are expected to move to Chinese cities?

500 million

3

what wages are people in China prepared to work for?

40p an hour

4

how many more engineers are there a year in China?

600000

5

how much has China's economy grew in the last 20 years?

8 times

6

how much do people working at Apple get per hour?

£1.12

7

what shifts do people work for Apple?

24 hour shifts

8

how many underage workers were found at Nike?

167

9

how many polluted cities out of 20 of the worlds most polluted cities are there?

16

10

which city in China were people told to stay inside because of the pollution?

chongqing

11

what has been found in the water supply in China?

arsenic

12

where is the example of primary industry?

st Austell Cornwall

13

what is found in st Austell?

China clay

14

how much was the land bought for where Nissan is in Sunderland?

£1800 per hectare

15

what to main roads is Nissan on?

a1 and a19

16

how much was the land sold for where the metro centre is?

£100,000

17

how many people live within 30 minutes drive of the metro centre?

1.5million

18

when did the waste heap fall in the school in Aberfan?

1966

19

how many people does in Aberfan because of the landslide

144

20

what's the stadium called that was built in reading?

the madejski stadium

21

how much was the land bought for on the madejski stadium?

£1

22

where is the Eden project?

near st Austell

23

how much money has the Eden project added to the Cornish economy

£1 billion

24

how many people does the Eden project employ?

3000 people

25

what type of settlement did Newcastle start as?

a strategic

26

when did Newcastle become an industrial settlement?

late 13th century

27

when was the coal beginning to run out in Newcastle?

by the second half of the 20th century

28

how many people visited Newcastle in 2012?

1.7 million

29

when was the bridge built connecting the isle of Skye and the mainland

1995

30

when were tolls removed from the bridge on the isle of Skye?

2004

31

how many people on the isle of Skye are outsiders?

30%

32

how much has the population on the isle of Skye grown to?

9000

33

how much has the average house on the isle of Skye increased by?

£16,000

34

how many agricultural jobs were lost in Cumbria between 2000-2007?

700

35

how many post offices close in Cumbria in 2008?

35

36

how many pupils did welton school in Cumbria have?

9

37

when did welton school close?

2011

38

how much does the population increase by in Egypt each year?

500000

39

how much has the life expectancy increased by in Egypt in the last 50 years

41-70

40

what percentage of Egypt have lung problems

37%

41

how much waste is left to waste in streets to rot in Egypt?

40%

42

how much industrial waste is put into rivers in Egypt?

80%

43

what percentage of people live in slums without sewage systems in Egypt?

60%

44

how much money is given for the 1st and 2nd child in Singapore (pro natalist)

$3000

45

how much money is given for the 3rd and 4th child in Singapore

$6000

46

how long is the maternity leave for the mother and father in Singapore?

3 months for the mother and 3 days for the father

47

what can the 2nd and 4th child get in Singapore for the pro natalist policy

a child development account where any savings are matched by the government

48

what type of house can couples with none or one child buy?

3 bedroom flat

49

what do families with one child get in China?

a one child certificate and free medical and education and cash bonuses

50

why would couples in China get fined for?

having more than one child

51

who monitor couples in there contraception methods?

the granny police

52

what are people pressured into doing in China?

abortions

53

what would happen if a couple had a third child in China

10% reduction in wages

54

what would one member of a couple have to do if they had 2 or more children

sterilised

55

what happen to unemployment rates in an ageing population?

decrease

56

how many people and at what what age own 70% of the UKs wealth

11 million people between 45 and 60

57

in 20 years how much of disposable income will 45-60 year old own

85-90%

58

what is ratio of pensioners to working people

there are three pensioners for every 5 working people

59

what is the retirement age going to increase to by 2046

68

60

what is there a strain on because of an ageing population

taxes and services

61

what happens to a demand on houses if there is an ageing population in the uk

higher demand

62

what are the 5 stages of the butler model

exploration, involvement, development/consolidation, stagnation and decline

63

what happened during the exploration stage in Blackpool

the Victorians believes that bathing in the sea water cured diseases

64

when did sea side travel become popular at Blackpool

during the 18th century

65

when did textile mills declare wakes week in Blackpool

1870

66

when did the railway line open in Blackpool

1846

67

when did the m5 motorway open in Blackpool

1975

68

which stage of the butler model were package holiday introduced?

stagnation

69

what year did the package holidays to Blackpool become available?

1960's

70

how many British people went on holiday in the 1980

5 million

71

how many people go abroad today from the uk?

27 million