Geography class: Britain and the US are poor societies with some very rich people
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Britain and the US are poor societies with some very rich people
Read through the article and note how John Burn-Murdoch uses data to analyse trends and patterns between countries. Data analysis is a key skill in A level geography
With reference to the first set of graphs ‘disposable household income’ analyse how UK household disposable income varies compared with Slovenia and Norway
Using the interactive chart on disposable household income, select 2 ACs (advanced economies) and 2 EDCs (middle income economies), describe and explain how income distributions vary compared with the UK
Alasdair Monteith, Gordonstoun