Building a development database (Part 4)
- For the following countries find out the values for indicators relating to the relating to development and living standards and add them to your database. There are often a number of different indicators that you could use so choose one you consider appropriate. A list of possible measures is included below.
- access to health care
- infant mortality,
- maternal mortality,
- life expectancy,
- access to education,
- access to safe water,
- Outline how these indicators differ from the GDP per capita (PPP) data you found earlier.
- Analyse the reliability of GDP per capita (PPP) as an indicator of development.
- Prepare a rank ordered list of the countries in terms of their level of economic development. Discuss the problems you found in doing this.