More economically developed countries (MEDC):
High life expectancy.
Export manufactured goods.
Compulsory secondary education .
Low birth rate.
High status for women.
High employment rate in tertiary sector.
High number of elderly people.
Less economically developed countries (LEDC):
Export of mainly primary products.
High infant mortality rate.
Low life expectancy.
Low literacy rates.
High employment rate in the primary sector.
High proportion of young people.
Limited access to clean water
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-Gross national income: The total income for a country calculated by taking the value of goods and services and adding that to all other money received from abroad converted into international dollars.
-GNI per capita: GNI per capita is gross national income divided by the population of the country.
-Literacy rate: Percentage of the population aged 15 and older who can both read and write.
-Life expectancy: Number of years a newborn infant could except to live.
Infant mortality rate: Number of babies who may die under the age of 1 per 1000 live births.
-Human Development Index (HDI): An indicator measuring average achievement in the three basic dimensions of human development-a long and healthy life, knowledge and a decent standard of living.