Comparing Levels of Development Between Japan and Brazil

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Comparing Levels of Development between Japan and Brazil Within this assessment, I will cover and compare several factors between the development of Japan and the development of Brazil. Japan is a MEDC, which is a More Economically Developed Country and Brazil is an LEDC, a Less Economically Developed Country. The indicators I am about to compare and expand on include a range of factors, from the likes of Population to Area. First of all, Population. There are around 127.5 million people living in Japan at the moment, compared to Brazil which has a population of just fewer than 194 million people. Population has a big effect on the development of both countries and in fact the majority of the countries in the world because, if a…show more content…
Finally, my last indicator is infant mortality. In Brazil, the mortality rate 22.58 deaths per 1000 live births with 26.16 deaths out of 1000 male live births and 18.83 deaths out of 1000 female live births. In Japan, the rate is much lower. Their figure is 2.79 deaths out of 1000 live births and that’s 2.99 out 1000 male live births and 2.58 deaths out of 1000 live female births. The large difference in these figures shows that Japan is by far more developed than Brazil as the quality of living conditions in Japan are far better than in Brazil as there is less disease to cause deaths. By Conor
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