Human Development Factors

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These four countries are all in different stages of development and some are higher along the spectrum than others resulting in completely different ways of life among the four countries. The human development index shows that France is at the top followed by Algeria, Philippines and Ethiopia. The three factors that go into determining the human development of a country are health, education, and standard of living. These three factors are shown by the HDI of a country, but they do not always show us the full picture. The total fertility rate of a country demonstrates the average amount of children a woman is likely to have in her child bearing years. The results reveal to us that the total fertility rate in France is the lowest among the…show more content…
France and has the lowest amount of growth per year due to the rights that woman have meaning that women are preoccupied with their jobs and do not have time to have children. Algeria and the Philippines have roughly the same annual growth, possibly due to women having less rights and less exposure to modern medicine. Ethiopia has the most growth, which could be due to the fact that Ethiopia does not have an exposure to contraceptives or new technologies, similar to Algeria and the Philippines but to a larger extent the annual birth rate could also signify the standard of living in that…show more content…
“The French economy grew by a faster-than-expected 2 percent in 2017,” (Afp, The Local). This shows us that France’s economy is continuing to grow and develop and could eventually come to dominate like the United States or China. The GDP in Algeria is roughly 13,000 dollars, but Algeria has made great progress and has been able to reach a 20% poverty reduction in the past two decades Alegria is on the path of becoming one of the most important economies in Africa. Philippines’s GDP is at roughly 6,000 dollars almost half of Algeria’s GDP. This could possibly a result of the country focusing on their government and policies rather than their economy, but it is predicted that the economy of the Philippines will grow. The GDP of Ethiopia is around 1,500. “The country is being rocked by protests over access to jobs and land, and a failure to advance democracy” (Freytas-tamura, Kimiko De, New York Times). As a result of the country being bombarded with issues regarding deadly protests and government troubles, the country has not been focusing on the economic troubles that they face, so consequently the country is facing great economic
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