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  1. Standard of Living

  2. Standard of Living • Standard of living refers to the level of wealth, comfort, material goods and necessities available in a geographic area. • How comfortable are a country’s people?

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  5. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/61/Jakarta_slumhome_2.jpghttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/61/Jakarta_slumhome_2.jpg

  6. Standard of Living • Income – money earned from a job • Quality and availability of employment • Example: lead/gold mining in Africa • Class disparity - Income inequality

  7. World map of countries by rate of unemployment • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/44/World_map_of_countries_by_rate_of_unemployment.svg

  8. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e3/US_Unemployment_1890-2011.gifhttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e3/US_Unemployment_1890-2011.gif

  9. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d7/2008_Top1percentUSA.pnghttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d7/2008_Top1percentUSA.png

  10. Standard of Living • Poverty Rate- percentage of people living in poverty • Quality and affordability of housing • Hours of work required to purchase necessities

  11. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b7/US_poverty_rate_timeline.gifhttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b7/US_poverty_rate_timeline.gif

  12. Work time- more than 40 hours

  13. Standard of Living • Gross Domestic Product (GDP)- the value of the goods and services a country produces • Affordable access to quality healthcare • Quality and availability of education

  14. Access to quality health care • http://www.google.com/imgres?start=241&hl=en&sa=X&tbo=d&biw=1280&bih=929&tbm=isch&tbnid=NwTN7p8VQeklFM:&imgrefurl=http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2011/dec/13/britain-second-highest-standard-of-living-eu&docid=AjCm50ppo11M4M&imgurl=http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Money/Pix/pictures/2011/12/13/1323780993778/An-NHS-doctor-looks-at-an-007.jpg&w=460&h=276&ei=FxcdUYHJFtDLyAG_iYCoDw&zoom=1&ved=1t:3588,r:53,s:200,i:163&iact=rc&dur=1210&sig=103936338024215500646&page=11&tbnh=166&tbnw=232&ndsp=25&tx=113&ty=89

  15. Healthcare Access Ranking • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Health_Organization_ranking_of_health_systems

  16. Countries fall into three broad categories based on their Education Index: high, medium, and low human development.

  17. Standard of Living • Life expectancy- How long are people expected to live? • Cost of goods and services • Political and religious freedom • Climate – Why? • Safety

  18. http://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=life+expectancy+graph&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&docid=vB9e-BcHwq42TM&tbnid=U31-PSe9h2qMlM:&ved=0CAUQjRw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fchildhealthsafety.wordpress.com%2Fgraphs%2F&ei=dkodUeyaO4TQ2QXvw4GQCg&bvm=bv.42452523,d.aWM&psig=AFQjCNFN4UakeJXBwQDYSLGeDUabUYJHeg&ust=1360960499414956http://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=life+expectancy+graph&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&docid=vB9e-BcHwq42TM&tbnid=U31-PSe9h2qMlM:&ved=0CAUQjRw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fchildhealthsafety.wordpress.com%2Fgraphs%2F&ei=dkodUeyaO4TQ2QXvw4GQCg&bvm=bv.42452523,d.aWM&psig=AFQjCNFN4UakeJXBwQDYSLGeDUabUYJHeg&ust=1360960499414956

  19. Life Expectancy • http://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=life+expectancy+graph&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&docid=f0GIROh7gs6csM&tbnid=aJH6aASUQRbWeM:&ved=0CAUQjRw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.disabled-world.com%2Fcalculators-charts%2Flife-expectancy-statistics.php&ei=GUsdUYf3McrC2QWN4YDwBw&psig=AFQjCNFN4UakeJXBwQDYSLGeDUabUYJHeg&ust=1360960499414956

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  21. Cost of Living • http://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=cost+of+living&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&docid=UDQw1Q0kI3ZPsM&tbnid=1jJysrcEpUC3xM:&ved=0CAUQjRw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.mydreamlocale.com%2F&ei=pkwdUeiQO6OU2wXHioGYDA&psig=AFQjCNHS2sIdhi8EyTP2_SpIq-ZQiYxM2A&ust=1360961056710720

  22. Cost of Living…

  23. Standard of Living • Literacy rate – the ability to read and write. • Why would that be a factor?

  24. Literacy Rate

  25. Your Assignment: • Create a brochure for a country in Asia. • The focus of the brochure will be on the country’s economy: • Type of Economic System • Type of Industries found in the country • Type of natural resources found in the country • Standard of Living • Life Expectancy • GDP • GDP per capita • Literacy Rate