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COUNTRY: BANGLADESH

1. Locate Bangladesh on a world map.

2. List things your group notices about the statistics, speculate about what these statistics indicate regarding this country.

3. After looking over the statistics, would you classify Bangladesh as a Third World country? Give reasons for your answers.

1. Illiteracy rates:

15-25 years-of-age

Female - 27.2 percent

Male - 44.6 percent

25 years-of-age and above

Female - 13.3 percent

Male- 37.7 percent

2. Infant Mortality rate (below 1 year of age):

119 per thousand live births

3. Life expectancy:

Female - 46.1 years

Male - 47.1 years

4. Industrialization:

11 percent of the labor force works in industry

5. Rural population:

88 percent

6. GDP per capita income:

$180 per citizen per year

(1989)

Total population: 116,600.000 (est. mid-1991)

COUNTRY: BHUTAN

1. Locate Bhutan on a world map.

2. List things your group notices about the statistics, speculate about what these statistics indicate regarding this country.

3. After looking over the statistics, would you classify Bhutan as a Third World country? Give reasons for your answers.

1. Illiteracy rates:

unavailable by gender

Total Literacy rate: 15 percent

(Information Please Alamanac, 1992)

2. Infant Mortality rate (below 1 year of age):

128 per thousand live births

3. Life expectancy:

Female - 47.1 years

Male - 48.6 years

4. Industrialization:

Not available - estimated at less than 5 percent of the work force in industry

5. Rural population:

96 percent

6. GDP per capita income:

$199 per citizen per year

(1988)

Total population: 700.000 (est. mid-1991)

COUNTRY: INDIA

1. Locate India on a world map.

2. List things your group notices about the statistics, speculate about what these statistics indicate regarding this country.

3. After looking over the statistics, would you classify India as a Third World country? Give reasons for your answers.

1. Illiteracy rates:

15-25 years-of-age

Female - 40.3 percent

Male - 66.3 percent

25 years-of-age and above

Female - 19.4 percent

Male- 49.8 percent

2. Infant Mortality rate (below 1 year of age):

119 per thousand live births

3. Life expectancy:

Female - 57.9 years

Male - 57.8 years

4. Industrialization:

12 percent of the labor force works in industry

5. Rural population:

78 percent

6. GDP per capita income:

$400 per citizen per year

(1989)

Total population: 859,200.000(est.mid-1991)

1COUNTRY: NEPAL

1. Locate Nepal on a world map.

2. List things your group notices about the statistics, speculate about what these statistics indicate regarding this country.

3. After looking over the statistics, would you classify Nepal as a Third World country? Give reasons for your answers.

1. Illiteracy rates:

15-25 years-of-age

Female - 14.9percent

Male - 45.1percent

25 years-of-age and above

Female - 6.6 percent

Male- 26.0 percent

2. Infant Mortality rate (below 1 year of age):

128 per thousand live births

3. Life expectancy:

Female - 50.3 years

Male - 51.5 years

4. Industrialization:

2 percent of the labor force works in industry

5. Rural population:

95 percent

6. GDP per capita income:

$158 per citizen per year

(1989)

Total population: 19,600.000 (est. mid-1991)

COUNTRY: PAKISTAN

1. Locate Pakistan on a world map.

2. List things your group notices about the statistics, speculate about what these statistics indicate regarding this country.

3. After looking over the statistics, would you classify Pakistan as a Third World country? Give reasons for your answers.

1. Illiteracy rates:

15-25 years-of-age

Female - 25.9 percent

Male - 45.4 percent

25 years-of-age and above

Female - 10.8 percent

Male- 56.5 percent

2. Infant Mortality rate (below 1 year of age):

109 per thousand live births

3. Life expectancy:

Female - 56.5 years

Male - 56.5 years

4. Industrialization:

21 percent of the labor force works in industry

5. Rural population:

72 percent

6. GDP per capita income:

$409 per citizen per year

(1989)

Total population: 117,500.000 (est. mid-1991)

COUNTRY: SRI LANKA

1. Locate Sri Lanka on a world map.

2. List things your group notices about the statistics, speculate about what these statistics indicate regarding this country.

3. After looking over the statistics, would you classify Sri Lanka as a Third World country? Give reasons for your answers.

1. Illiteracy rates:

15-25 years-of-age

Female - 89.7 percent

Male - 91.1 percent

25 years-of-age and above

Female - 77.1 percent

Male- 90.6 percent

2. Infant Mortality rate (below 1 year of age):

33 per thousand live births

3. Life expectancy:

Female - 72.5 years

Male - 68.3 years

4. Industrialization:

15 percent of the labor force works in industry

5. Rural population:

73 percent

6. GDP per capita income:

$416 per citizen per year

(1989)

Total population: 17,400.000 (est. mid-1991)

Selected Industralized Countries

The United States

1. Illiteracy rates:

Female -99.4

Male - 99.3

2. Infant Mortality rate (below 1 year of age):

9.8 per thousand live births (19890

3. Life expectancy:

Female - 79.0

Male - 71.9

4. Industrialization:

30 percent of labor force in industry

5. Rural population:

23 percent; 2.7 percent of labor force in agriculture

6. GDP per capita income:

$21,197 per citizen per year (1990)

Total population: 248,709,873 (1990 census)

Italy

1. Illiteracy rates:

15-25 years-of-age

Female -99.6 percent

Male - 99.7 percent

25 years-of-age and above

Female 94.5 percent

Male 96.5 percent

2. Infant Mortality rate (below 1 year of age):

11 per thousand live births (19890

Life expectancy:

Female - 79.1

Male 72.4

3. Industrialization:

30 percent of labor force in industry

4 Rural population:

30 percent

5 GDP per capita income:

$18,420 per citizen per year (1990)

Total population: 57,700,000 (1990 census)Hungary

1. Illiteracy rates:

15-25 years-of-age

Female -99.4

Male - 99.4

25 year-of-age and above

Female 98.3 percent

Male 99.3 percent

2. Infant Mortality rate (below 1 year of age):

20 per thousand live births (19890

3. Life expectancy:

Female - 740

Male - 66.5

4. Industrialization:

32 percent of labor force in industry

5. Rural population:

46 percent

6. GDP per capita income:

$6,108 per citizen per year (1989)

Total population:10,375,000 (est. mid 1990 census)

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