Technology by SJC

Technology by SJC - Steve Creasy, Mike Kump, Jamie Lavin,...

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Steve Creasy, Mike Kump, Jamie Lavin, Kristin Kopp The different countries have significantly different income levels indicated by technological factors such as electricity use per capita, and carbon dioxide levels per GDP dollar. The US numbers are indicative of an industrialized nation, while Mali and Thailand are similar, and no data was available for Haiti. Electricity use per capita is an important number because it shows if the citizens are wealthy enough to use it, or even have access to it. The US statistic is nine times greater than Thailand’s, and 358 times greater than that of Mali; this shows that the US citizens have the money to buy more electrical appliances than people living in the other countries. The level of carbon dioxide is also indicative of industrialization and pollution from cars, which is something poor nations lack. The US level of carbon is much greater than Mali or Thailand’s level (20.3 versus 3.5 in Thailand and 0.2 in Mali), and is reflected in the pictures by having three large cars, whereas the other nations have zero cars. Measures of affluence include per capita GDP, infant mortality rate, and life expectancy. The per capita GDP of the US was far greater than the other countries at $31,872, Mali’s was
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