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Unformatted text preview: Capital scarce Uneven distribution of wealth Farming, fishing, mining > 70% of people farm Subsistence agriculture Population ≥ 70% rural High birth and death rates High rate natural increase High proportion children Low life expectancy Unbalanced diet Low protein intake Hunger/Malnutrition Poor medical services Infectious, respiratory, & parasitic diseases Overcrowded, substandard housing Few public services Bad sanitation Poor School facilities Low literacy Status of women may be inferior...
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2010 for the course GEO 143 taught by Professor Harshbarger during the Summer '09 term at Parkland.
- Summer '09