Measures of Development (Economic Indicators of Development (Gross…
Measures of Development
Demographic Indicators of Development
The LE in the U.S.A is 80 years, compared to Japan's, which is 85.30 years.
Infant Mortality Rate
The IMR in LDC's is about 94%, meaning 6% of infants die a year, whereas in MDC's it is about 99.5%.
Natural Increase Rate
The United States NIR is .81, compared to Japan's which is -.21, causing negative growth in the country's population.
Crude Birth Rate
The crude birth rate (CBR) in MDC's are much lower than in LDC's. 11 compared to 24, respectively.
Social Indicators of Development
Education and Literacy
Health and Welffare
Economic Indicators of Development
Gross Domestic Product per Capita
The U.S. GPD is $59,900 compared to Norway's which is 70,600
Types of Jobs
4.4 percent of people in the U.S. are unemployed, meaning they have a productivity rate of 95.6%
The main importer of the world is the U.S. at 2.3 trillion dollars.