Development Geography - Coggle Diagram
The concept and terminology of development
Many generalisations. Terminlogy is complex.
= THE USE OF RESOURCES AND TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE AND STANDARD OF LIVING IN A COUNTRY
= DEVELOPMENT THAT MEETS THE NEEDS OF THE CURRENT SITUATION, WHITHOUT COMPROMISING THE ABILITY OF FUTURE GENERATIONS TO MEET THEIR NEEDS
Sustainable development in our Bill of Rights...
The scale of development:
individual, community, settlement (e.g. town/city), country, region, continent, global
Indicators of development
(a combo of education level, GDP per capita, and life expectancy)
Services (e.g. healthcare)
Food and nutrition
Educaiton and literacy - percentage of people over 15 yrs who can read
Demographic indicators (think of "rates" from last year)
Infant mortality rate - the number of babies per 1000 live births that die in the first year of life
Pop. growth rate