The standard of health, comfort and happiness experienced by an individual or group.
Complex problems that invole money, wealth, income, employment or people's access to things they need or want in life.
Complex problems that involve education, health, equality, population, and other factors that influence people's opportunities in society.
Complex problems that involve people's interactions with the natural world, including land use, water use, energy, and Climate
refers to the money received or earned on a continuous basis as a result of work or investments.
Refers to money and possessions accumulated by a person over the course of their lifetime.
A variety of measures we use to make comparisons.
The average age people can expect to live and is related to health outcomes.
The total dollar value of goods and services produced in a country in one year. If we divide GDP by the population, We get GDP per capita, which shows the country's average wealth production per person.
These countries generally have stronger economies, are wealthier, and have a higher quality of life.
These Countries generally have weaker economies, are less wealthy, and have a lower quality of life.
a region's material wealth and trade.
The level of education,healthcare life expectancy, and infant mortality in a society.
the type of government in a region, level of corruption, effectiveness of the electoral system, and the rule of law.
What one person or group sees as a good quality of life may not be considered so by another.
Many different factors contribute to our understanding of this concept(economic, environmental, political, and social).
Factors that can be measured objectively, and be expressed as a number of specific values.
factors that are difficult to describe numerically, and may involve reference to one quality or another
A useful way of presenting and visualizing information that exists between extremes, but also can have subtle differences
The trend towards greater interconnectionness in the world
an individuals or groups point of view.
judgements or beliefs that are not necessary based on certainty or proof
A prejudice, or preference for or against a particular point of veiw.
being able to meet the needs of the present without compromising, the ability of the future generations to meet their own needs
humanity has the right to exploit nature and its resources
nature is seen to be something that is to be valued, and preserved, rather than exploited and tamed
to consider a use of natural resources, (environmental resources) both renewable and non-renewable, so that they will be available to future generations.
meeting human needs such as human rights and basic necessities of life.
decisions that are made to improve sustainability will affect the economy.
The ability of the planet to provide resources while absorbing waste produced by humans.