|Table of contents
|What Development Promises– Different People, Different Goals
|Income and Other Goals
|How to Compare Different Countries or States
|Income and Other Criteria
|Sustainability of Development
Different People Have Different Goals
Different persons have different notions about national development goals such as industrial development or agricultural progress or computer literacy.
Average Income = Total Income of Country / Total Population of Country
When we think of a nation or a region, besides average income, public facilities and other criteria are equally significant attributes.
These are the services provided by the government to its citizens. Some of the important public facilities include:
Sustainable development is defined as development that meets the needs of the present, without compromising the ability of future generations. Scientists have been warning that the present type and levels of development are not sustainable. Some of the examples are:
|1. What are the different goals that people have for development?
|2. How does national development differ from individual development?
|3. What criteria can be used to compare different countries or states in terms of development?
|4. How does income contribute to development?
|5. What is the significance of sustainability in development?