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Levels of Development. Chapter 9. The following are measures used to gauge levels of economic development in a State. National Product per Person – determined by taking the sum of all incomes accumulated in a year by all of a country’s citizens & dividing it by the total population

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the following are measures used to gauge levels of economic development in a state
The following are measures used to gauge levels of economic development in a State.
  • National Product per Person – determined by taking the sum of all incomes accumulated in a year by all of a country’s citizens
  • & dividing it by the total population
  • Figures are converted into a single currency index for purposes of comparison.
  • In core countries, the index can exceed $25,000;
  • In the periphery, it is as low as $100
occupational structure of the labor force
Occupational Structure of the Labor Force
  • The % of workers employed in various sectors of the economy
  • A high % of laborers engaged in production of food staples
  • signals a low overall level of development
productivity per worker
Productivity per Worker
  • The sum of production over the course of a year
  • Divided by the total number of persons in the labor force.
  • Britain has high employment levels but the amount of output produced per worker ­ productivity ­ has historically been lower than in other major economies
consumption of energy per person
Consumption of Energy per person
  • The greater use of electricity & other forms of power
  • The higher level of development
transportation communication facilities per person
Transportation & Communication facilities per person
  • This measures reduces railway, road, airline connections, telephone, radio & TV to a per capita index
  • The higher the index, the higher level of development
japan case study
Japan – case study
  • There were about 27,314 km of railway lines under operation in 2004. Passengers riding per year were about 385 billion people km.
  • The volume of freight transportation was about 22 billion ton*km.  
  • Compared with railways in other countries, one of the special features of railways in Japan is the highly dense volume of passenger transportation.
consumption of manufactured metals per person
Consumption of Manufactured Metals per person
  • A strong indicator of development levels in the quantity of iron and steel, copper, aluminum
  • And other metals utilized by a population during a given year
rates
RATES
  • Higher literacy rates
  • Caloric intake per person
  • % of income spent on food
  • Amount of savings per capita
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