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1

What are the three classification groups of countries

LIC
NEE
HIC

2

Outline the features of an LIC

Low avergae income
Agriculture is still main industry

3

NEE

High rates of economic growth
Investment from TNC's
Secondary and tertiary industries

4

HIC

High average income
Offic work
Tertiary employment

5

Outline some of the ways to measure developement

Literacy rate
People per doctor
Acces to safe water
Infant mortality rate
Life expectancy
HDI (life expectancy, education and income)

6

Outline social physical factors that can cause un-even developement

Bad weather conditions
Land locked country
Drought
Famine
Plagues
Natural hazards

7

Outline economic factors that can cause un-even developement

Loans
Trade sanctions
Debt
Food price fluctuations
Unfair trade agreements

8

Outline historical factors that can cause un-even developement

War
Genocide
Corrupt government
Colonialism
Bad relations

9

Outline the stages of the demographic trasnition graph and its link to classification

Stage 1- LIC
stage 2- Lic
stage 3- NEE
stage 4- NEE/HIC
stage 5- HIC

10

Outline the consequences of un-even developement

People migrate to more developed countries
Rural-urban migration
Debt- become dependant on HIC