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One hundred countries, two billion people; the dimensions of development

  • 140 Pages
  • 1.90 MB
  • English
Pall Mall Press , London
World Bank, Economic development, Developing countries -- Economic condi


Developing coun

Statement[by] Robert S. McNamara.
LC ClassificationsHC59.7 .M22 1973b
The Physical Object
Pagination140 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5462839M
ISBN 100269283137
LC Control Number73165486

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One Hundred Countries, Two Billion People; the Dimensions of Development. Get this from a library. One hundred countries, two billion people; the dimensions of development. [Robert S McNamara] -- In the five years Two billion people; the dimensions of development book have been President of the World Bank I have continually been impressed with the need for political leaders and the public to reflect more deeply on the problems faced by the two.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: McNamara, Robert S., One hundred countries, two billion people; the dimensions of development. Countries with high levels of per capita income may rank lower in their social and structural development. By contrast, some poor countries rank with the advanced countries in their governance and levels of individual and economic freedom.

This book examines four criteria which are often used today to rank and assess countries' levels of. Covering diverse subjects such as demography, education, technology, and health, The World as People reveals that 61 people are Asian, 15 are African, 10 come from Europe, and 14 are from the Americas.

Fifty-one people live in cities, yet 36 lack basic access to s: 3. billion inhabitants live on the equivalent of less than $2 per day, and about one-fourth of the world lives on the equivalent of less than $ per day (Chen & Ravallion, ). Meanwhile, people in the 20 richest countries earn, on average, 39 times more than people living in.

Compared tothe number of people aged 60 or over is expected to more than triple byrising from million globally in to billion in The UN says ageing populations will have a profound effect on societies, underscoring the fiscal and political pressures that the health care, old-age pension and social protection.

billion people on earth live on $1 per day or less -there are over billionaires in the world -more than 2 million millionaires -about million homeless people -average income of people living in the world's richest nation are 15 times higher than one-fifth of those living in the poorest nations.

Globally, the top one-fifth of the population (roughly billion people) has more than three-quarters of the world's consumption (about $60 trillion), while the bottom one-fifth (roughly billion people) has about $1 trillion in consumption.

Countries Around the World. Take a trip around the globe and explore the people, history, and landforms of several fascinating countries. This collection is part of Learning A-Z’s Themed Nonfiction Series.

Each country represented in the collection is offered at three different reading levels. In fact, according to a report by the United Nations (UN), the global population is expected to reach billion people by the year China and India are the world’s most populous countries and the only two with populations greater than 1 billion.

Along with poor access to health services WHO reported that two billion people lack key micronutrients in their diet and 88 percent of countries suffer from either two to three forms of malnutrition. Eighty percent of the world lives on $10 or less a day.

Nearly two-thirds of the global workforce is listed under an ‘informal’ economy. Historians in the modernization school argue that about five hundred years ago, most people in the world were poor, living under the traditional social arrangements. Sparks of scientific discovery and higher yield in crops gave birth to the ripples of change into the society that could evolve into something new.

Sincethe global economy has grown by %, but the number of people living in poverty on less than $5 (£) a day has increased by more than billion.

November 2, • While much of the world worries about how to sustain 7 billion people, in many countries, low birthrates are the more pressing problem. From Germany and Russia to Japan and. One hundred years later, at Atlanta inmountain bikes joined track and road cycling on the Olympic program.

The youngest cycling discipline, BMX, made its. The statistic shows the development of the world population from to The world population was around billion people in The global population.

One billion people are “rich” and live at Level 4. Inthe World Bank officially accepted this grouping, after 14 years of Rosling’s lectures. The United Nations, however, still adheres to the dichotomy of developed and developing countries.

If there were only people: 50 are female, 50 are male.

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26 of these are children and only 8 people are aged 65 and older. 60 people are Asian, 15 African, 14 people are from the Americas and 11 individuals come from Europe.

5 of us speak English and 5 speak Spanish. Bill Gates has 56 billion dollars. Bill Gates earned over \$ per minute (\$50/second) since Microsoft was created. Spending 5 seconds to pick \$ off the floor is literally not a good use of his time. If you’re like me, the second statement makes your jaw drop.

56 billion is just another. The countries dependent on the Bay of Bengal include littoral and landlocked countries that depend on the Bay of Bengal for maritime usage. Historically, the Bay of Bengal has been a highway of transport, trade and cultural exchange between diverse peoples encompassing South Asia and Southeastthe Bay of Bengal region is the convergence of two major geopolitical blocs- the.

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From early examples in self-driven legal. A larger share of Americans are obese than in any other rich country: Defined as having a body mass index of 30 or higher (roughly two hundred–plus pounds for a five-foot-eight person), obesity now afflicts more than one in three adults and one in six children, compared with around one in seven people or fewer in most European countries.

Growing alliance of news and entertainment companies brings focus on socio-economic impact of COVID crisis to its two-billion-strong audience. New York, 18. The United States, Indonesia, Brazil, and Pakistan rank between #3 and #6, and have about a billion people between them.

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Nigeria, which is #7 on the list, has the world’s fastest growing megacity within its borders. Further, Bangladesh is also a noteworthy entry since it is one of the densest populations globally, with 1, people per square kilometer of land.

China, Mexico, Thailand and Turkey will join the developed countries by The developed countries will be about 3 billion out of billion in This will be 35%. India and most of the rest of Asia will join the developed ranks by This will be billion out of 10 billion.

y The world is faced with challenges in all three dimensions of sustainable develop-ment—economic, social and environmental. More than 1 billion people are still living in extreme poverty, and income inequality within and among many countries has been rising; at the same time, unsustainable consumption and production.

According to the World Bank, billion people (or percent of the global population) lived on less than $ a day incompared to a projected million ( percent) in That.

At the beginning of the twentieth century, the world’s population was about billion. One hundred years later, there were roughly six billion people in the world, and as ofthe number was approaching seven billion. This rapid growth occurred as the demographic transition spread from developed countries to the rest of the world.And we choose two economies that are very different in their level of development: Sweden and Indonesia.

At the time we wrote this, when prices are converted into US dollars using current exchange rates, a regular cappuccino costs $ in Stockholm and $ in Jakarta.The statistic shows the development of the world population since the birth of Christ.

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