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1

What are the social indicators

Average calorie intake
Number of people per doctor
Literacy rates
Percentage with access to clean water
Birth rate
Death rate
Infant mortality
Life expectancy
Population structure

2

Factors that can affect indicators

Type of Industry
Food supply
Average yields
Housing standards
Shanty towns
Extreme climate
Agriculture resources
Health standards
Diseases

3

What are physical factors

Environment
Natural disasters
Climate
Relief
Resources

4

What are human factors

Development of industry
Trade
Population changes
Growth of cities
Technology

5

What are the effects of a developed contracting population pyramid

Too many elderly people put a strain on services
Care homes need to be built
More money put to pensions
Less schools and maternity hospitals
Decline in teachers and midwives
Not enough people working to fill job vacancies
People have to work longer

6

What are the frets of a developing expanding population pyramid

Too many young people put a strain on services
Schools are required
Money spent on education
Not enough job opportunities
Unemployment and poverty increase
Shanty towns increase

7

What factors give a high birth rate

Religious beliefs against birth control
Lack of access to birth control
Lack of education
Use of child labour to increase income
Large families to support parents in old age

8

What factors give a low birth rate

People marrying and starting families later
Widespread use of birth control
Women putting their careers before children

9

What factors give a high death rate

Low standards of health
Widespread poverty
Poor diets
Widespread of disease
Lack of medical care
Unhealthy environments
Natural disasters

10

What factors give a low death rate

Good health care
Reliable supply of food
Good diets
Good housing
Good sanitation
Safe natural environment
High standards of education

11

What factors affect the infant mortality rate

Standards of healthcare
Cultural and religious influences
Food supply
Housing standards
Standards of water
Natural disasters
Disease outbreaks
Unemployment rates
Standard of services
Increased migration

12

What are the economic indicators

Average per Capita
Consumption of Electricity per Capita
Percentage Unemployment
Gross National Product
Active population
Trade balances
Steel production