Flashcards in The Changing Economic World Deck (10):
What is GNI?
Gross National Income- the total income of a country for a year
What is the number of people per doctor?
The ratio between the number of people in the country and the number of doctors.
What Is HDI?
Human Development Index- A method of measuring development where GDP per capita, life expectancy and adult literacy are combined to give an overview of how developed a country is
Benefits of HDI
Tells you about the level of healthcare, education and income in that country
Problems of measuring using HDI
Still an average figure, doesn’t tell you about the inequities within a country
Which development measures help to show the standard of healthcare in a country?
Death rate, infant morality rate, life expectancy and number of people per doctor
Problems of using access to safe water as a development measure
Doesn’t show levels of education in country or about the income
Problems of using GNI per head as a development measure
Doesn’t show all elements e.g. health and education
What does DTM stand for?
The Demographic Transition Model