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Standard Question [Sample Question] Infant Mortality Rate per 1000 live births is a social indicator of development. Name two other social indicators and explain how they show a country

Standard Question [Sample Question] Infant Mortality Rate per 1000 live births is a social indicator of development. Name two other social indicators and explain how ...
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Title: Standard Question [Sample Question] Infant Mortality Rate per 1000 live births is a social indicator of development. Name two other social indicators and explain how they show a country 1 Standard QuestionSample Question Infant Mortality Rate per 1000 live births is a social indicator of development. Name two other social indicators and explain how they show a countrys level of development. 8 marksWhat 4 indicators do you need to know to answer questions like these? 2 Hard Question 2011 Levels of wealth, health and economic development are not evenly spread within individual countries.   (i) In what ways does the information given in the table below suggest that the eight provinces of Kenya are at different levels of development? 10 marks 3 Problems with Indicators DateToday I will- Understand the reasons why single indicators are not completely accurate 4 A They are averages which disguise or distort wide internal variations B eg. a few immensely wealthy families but the majority of the population may be living at subsistence level. Cameroon Subsistence agriculture and Paul Biya worth between 300 and 400 million. 5 A Subsistence agriculture and barter economies are not included in wealth indicators 6 A Some regions/areas of a country may be much better off than others B for example the regional disparities found in Brazil and urban-rural contrasts 7 A GNP figures are in some cases inflated by oil revenues (showing a big gap between these and other indicators that have yet to catch up) B For example 45 of Saudi Arabias GNP is from oil which causes an inflated statistic. 8 A Certain indicators are perhaps irrelevant to the real quality of life in many poorer ELDCs B eg TVs per household when there is no electricity supply. 9 A One indicator is not enough on its own B for example being literate does not make up for being hungry or ill. 10 A GNP has to be converted to a common currency. B Monetary calculations change daily for example Ex 50 will not always equal 75. 11 Practice Question Name two types of economic indicators and explain how they show a countrys level of development 8 marks2001 b Explain why indicators of development may fail to reflect accurately the true quality of life throughout a country 8 marks
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