“PING” vs. “PED” – Tori Denney

Name of PING- Sierra Leone

Ranked 183 of 192

Population- 6,090,000

Literacy rate- 43.3%

Gender: female population with at least some secondary education- 9.5%

Dependency ratio of population- ages<15=72.38             ages>65+=4.71

Infant mortality rate- 117 (per 1000 live births)

Life expectancy at birth- 45.56 years

Percent of population with HIV/AIDS(ages 15-49)- 1.5%

Net migration rate- -0.7 (per 1000 population)

Percent Urban- 39.98%

GNI(GDP) PPP per capita- 1,815.1 (1,585.96)

Poverty: percent of population living below $2US per day- 78.2%

Percent of GDP spent on education- 2.72%

Rate of natural increase- crude birth rate minus crude death rate -> (38.61 -15.71) = 22.9
sierra leone- flag sierra-leone-mapsierra leone landscape

Name of PED- Croatia

Ranked 47 of 192

Population- 4,290,000

Literacy rate- 98.9%

Gender: female population with at least some secondary education- 84.99%

Dependency ratio of population- ages<15=22.0             ages>65+=28.58

Infant mortality rate- 4 (per 1000 live births)

Life expectancy at birth- 77.05 years

Percent of population with HIV/AIDS(ages 15-49)- n.a.

Net migration- -0.9

Percent Urban- 58.36%

GNI(GDP) PPP per capita- 19,024.93 (19,946.21)

Poverty: percent of population living below $2US per day- 0%

Percent of GDP spent on education- 4.27%

Rate of natural increase- crude birth rate minus crude death rate -> (9.40-11.60) = -2.2
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Sierra Leone is a developing country in Africa. It is ranked 183 of 192 with a population of 6.09 million people. Its Infant Mortality Rate is 117 per 1000 live births and the life expectancy there is 45.56 years. On Another country, Croatia, is a developed country. It is ranked 47 of 192 with a population of 4.29 million people. Its Infant Mortality Rate is very low at 4 per 1000 live births and the life expectancy there is 77.05 years. In conclusion, it is very obvious that Sierra Leone is still developing and Croatia is developed when looking at their stats. You can see that these countries have magnificently different ways of life by looking at their geography, social status, economy, etc.. This data really shows the differences between developing and developed countries and how far behind a lot of developing countries still are compared to higher status developed countries.

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