Comparing and Contrasting an Medc and Ledc

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Comparing and contrasting a LEDC and MEDC James Sweeney 9E- In this project I will be comparing and contrasting and LEDC and MEDC of my choice and critically evaluate each country, it’s resources, wealth and other demographic indicators and then showing examples of a demographic transition models (DTM’s) and population pyramid for each country. The two countries I am going to study are; The UK (MEDC) and Ethiopia (LEDC). How do we define a MEDC from a LEDC? An MEDC is an abbreviation for a More Economically Developed Country for example the UK, Canada, Germany and many more. An LEDC is the abbreviation for a Less Economically Developed Country. They are categorised as either an…show more content…
This means only 0.0003 % of the population suffer from 1dirty water related diseases i.e. cholera. Public water supply and sanitation in the United Kingdom is characterized by universal access and generally good service quality. A salient feature of the sector in the United Kingdom compared to other developed countries is the diversity of institutional arrangements between the constituting parts of the UK (England and Wales; Scotland; and Northern Ireland. In addition to this: In England and Wales sewerage services are provided by 10 private regional water and sewerage companies and 16 mostly smaller private "water only" companies. In Scotland water and sewerage services are provided by a single public company, Scottish Water. In Northern Ireland water and sewerage services are also provided by a single public entity, Northern Ireland Water. On the other hand: There a very little comparisons to be made with an MEDC when on the subject of water and sanitation, in fact it is a complete contrast Access to water supply and sanitation in Ethiopia is amongst the lowest in Sub-Saharan Africa and the entire world. While access has increased substantially with funding from external aid, much still remains to be done to achieve the Millennium Development Goal of halving the share of people without access to water and sanitation by 2015, to improve sustainability and to improve service quality. Some factors inhibiting the achievement of these goals are the limited

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