Economy – Standard of Living

Standard of living is a measure of the prosperity and quality of life of a country In general, the higher the standard of living of a country, the better the life of its citizens. Standards of living can vary greatly from country to country.

The content covered in this section:

  • Definition of standard of living and how it is measured
  • Explaining the differences between self-sufficient societies; modern societies; rural societies
  • Showing the positive and negative impact of development on the environment
  • Explaining unemployment and its causes
  • Discussing the measures to reduce unemployment
  • Discovering the productive

Sustainability related topics in CAPS:

  • Productive use of resources to promote a healthy environment

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