’O’ Geography ElectiveNotes
vailability of good sanitation facilities3.Access to water and sanitationMain cause of deaths in most LDCs is due to poor sanitation andcontaminated drinking water
Literacy Rate% of adults who can read and writeDCs higher than LDCsWhy?
Cs have financial resources to meet educational needs
n LDCs, Education is a luxury
eople In DCs can afford to send their children to sch
Human Development Index (HDI)
Scale of devt used to measure a country’s performance according to..Economic -> Income per capitaHealth -> Life ExpectancyEducation -> Literacy RateMeasurement of HDIHigh0.800 – 1.000Medium0.500 – 0.799Low0.499 andbelowHDI does not take into account HUMAN RIGHTS and FREEDOM.
Core Periphery Model
CORE : Richer and developed countries/regionsPERIPHERY : Poorer and less developed countries/regions
Core CountryPeriphery Country
Availability of JobsFew Jobs, Services andInvestmentsEconomy Concentrates onSecondary (manufacturing), Tertiary (Services) industriesEconomy Concentrates onPrimary (Farming andextraction of raw materials)Gd InfrastructureLimited InfrastructureConcentration of wealthWeak poor economy
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