Capital, Size Of Population Living Within The Capital

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General Indicators: Capital, size of population living within the capital: Canberra, 387,600 (2015) Area: 2.97 million sq miles (7.692 million km²) Population: 23.49 million (2014) Population Growth Rate: 1.8% annual change (2013) Currency: Australian dollar (2015) Economic Indicators. GDP (PPP): 1.525 USD trillion (2014) Per Capita GDP (PPP): 67,725 USD (2014) GDP growth: 3.9% (2014) Distribution of GDP (composition, by sector of origin): agriculture: 4%, industry: 27.3%, services: 68.8% (2012) Inflation (CPI): 1.7% (2015) Urban Population: 12.8 million, 0.55% (2013) Population below poverty line: 2,265,000, 12.5% (2010) Labor force participation rate: 12.15 million (2012) Environmental Performance Index (EPI) Ranking (and score): 3…show more content…
As a whole, Australia seems to take great pride in their natural habitat and this will extend the life of their country and individuals. But, it is important for them to lower CO2 emissions and better regulate pesticides within their agricultural community. This will sustain crops and provide health benefits for their residents. Social Indicators: Human Development Index (HDI) Ranking (and value): 2 (.933) (2013). Gender Inequality Index (GII) Value: .113 (2013) Infant Mortality Rate: 3/1000 (2014) Life Expectancy: 82.5 years (2014) Literacy: 99% (99% Male and 99% Female) (2003) Religions: Christianity 61.14%, Buddhism 2.46%, Hinduism 1.28%, Islam 2.21%, Judaism 0.45%, Other/No affiliation 32.44% (2011) The Life Expectancy Indicator is a statistical measure of how long a person may live, based on the year of their birth, their current age and other demographic factors including gender. The Life Expectancy Indicator from 2014 stated that Australians were expected to live to be approximately 82.5 years old. In comparison to America’s record high of 78.8, this is a huge difference in time. I believe that the expectancy of life in Australia is longer than most other counties due to the Environment Performance Index that was discussed above. I think that there is a direct and precise correlation between a clean environment and a clean body. Overall, Australia is also less densely populated, even
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