The Consequences of Uneven Development Flashcards

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What are some health consequences of uneven development?

LICs struggle to invest in world-class healthcare, leading to higher rates of childbirth-related deaths and infectious diseases.

In contrast, HICs’ main causes of death are chronic illnesses like cancer and heart disease.

How is global wealth distributed due to uneven development?

The richest 10% of the world’s population receives more than 52% of global income. North America holds about 35% of global wealth, while Africa shares only 1%.

What are some causes of international migration due to uneven development?

People migrate internationally due to push and pull factors like better employment, healthcare, or to escape crime.

War in the Middle East and Northern Africa has increased migration to Europe, providing migrants a better life and boosting European economies.

How does uneven development affect healthcare in LICs compared to HICs?

LICs have higher rates of childbirth-related deaths and infectious diseases due to lack of investment in healthcare, whereas HICs primarily deal with chronic illnesses like cancer and heart disease.

What impact does international migration have due to uneven development?

International migration results from uneven development as people seek better living conditions. It often improves migrants’ lives and can benefit the economies of host countries, especially in Europe due to recent conflicts in the Middle East and Northern Africa.

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