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One of the main uses of national income data is in measuring the economic well being of the population through the concept of the standard of living. The basic standard for this is to use GDP perperson (per capita). Human development is very important in terms of living conditions in different countries. The statement “any society committed to improving the lives of its people must also becommitted to full and equal rights for all” is true. The UN considers three factors to calculate human development in a country. These factors cover many aspects of it, including social development in acountry. Income, education, and healthy living are considered to be the most important factors in human development, which help to rid populations of poverty, and support human rights.
First, theimprovement of lives is directly related to human rights. According to the UN Human Development Report, a more developed country with more rights today, as opposed to 1970, can expect a newborn to live 10more years, adult literacy cut in half, and infant mortality rates cut by over 40%. The more freedom and rights a person has, the more opportunity, and better chance for a good standard of living.The world includes less developed countries and developing countries. Less developed countries are countries considered to be poor and often contain many people who are in absolute poverty. Developingcountries are countries, which are gaining in wealth.
Absolute poverty is where people don't have enough money to provide standard living conditions for themselves and characteristics of substandardlives are disease, malnutrition, and low-life expectancy. Relative poverty is where a person is considered poor in relation to the average wealth held in their society.
Poverty is a major problemwithin the developing world. The developing world holds 75% of the world's population yet only 20% of the world's wealth. This presents a problem and the shortage of money leads them into the vicious...
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