Instructor: Chris Bigelow
Reading & Writing
2 February 2010
The relationship between Personal Income and National Civic Health
The first graph shows the increasing of the Person Income from 1960 to 1995, and the second graph shows the decreasing of the Index of National Civic Health in the same period.
In the first graph you could notice that the Person Income is increased since 1960 because of some reasons; first one is that people started to find another way to increase their income through investments rather than depending on their salary; people started to buy stocks and bonds instead of keeping the money in their saving account. Second reason, the growth in population helps to increase the person income, according to the World Bank, the population in Canada increased from 17,909,009 in 1960 to 29,354,000 in 1995. Increasing the number of population could increase the number of customers, which means a lot of shopping and trading in the country, and the per capita in Canada was $2,262.82 in 1960 and $19,816.10 in 1995 according to the NationMaster.com Economy statistic. The Third reason is the disposable income per person, when people have more disposable income, they spend it for buying products or traveling, the average disposable income in Canada was $9,467 in 1960 and over $20,000 in 1995. Therefore, according to The 7th Edition of Michigan in Brief is scheduled for release in June 2002, all these reasons made the increasing of the per capita income and that affects the person income and cause the increasing.
The other graph shows the decreasing of the National Civic Health. The increasing of GDP in the country may cause the increasing of several factors; such as crime, people start to find quicker approach to increase their income by selling drags, stealing from others or involving in illegal activities and that might cause some injuries and health degradation. In Canada, the 1992/93 report...