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    (Original post by The_Internet)
    GDP does not necessarily equate to "quality of life" House prices I get be considerably lower for instance

    Your quality of life is higher in the north of England than the south of England, despite wages being slightly less. House prices are much much cheaper and you have more disposable income. The air is also cleaner up north.

    HDI however is a valid measurement
    But HDI factors in GDP per Capita, which is not exactly a 'fair' assumption as it assumes every single person has an equal share of the country's GDP.

    I know I have no data to back this up but surely it's far more likely to assume that the country of Seychelles despite it's far lower GDP, it is much easier to assume it has split its GDP more evenly than in the UK.

    It's a country that massively relies on socialism and most people are in the public sector whereas in the UK there's far more variance.

    http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living...ayCurrency=USD

    http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living...ayCurrency=USD

    Cost of living in Seychelles is 18.04% lower than in United Kingdom (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Seychelles is 18.99% lower than in United Kingdom (average data for all cities).

    People have less disposable income but look at the comparison in prince of land per square feet in Seychelles vs the UK. The city I live in, in the UK is almost twice the size of Mahe, the island where most in the Seychelles live. Even with lower disposable income, people rarely have to use transportation considering the beach is less than an hour away no matter where you are.
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    This doesn't translate into BMEs getting sustainable employement though. Black unemployment is still the highest out of all ethnic groups.
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    (Original post by danr2)
    biggest economy on which continent?
    What other continent is Nigeria on ? :lol:
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    (Original post by StrawbAri)
    What other continent is Nigeria on ? :lol:
    Asia?? i don't know?
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    (Original post by Dinasaurus)
    But HDI factors in GDP per Capita, which is not exactly a 'fair' assumption as it assumes every single person has an equal share of the country's GDP.

    I know I have no data to back this up but surely it's far more likely to assume that the country of Seychelles despite it's far lower GDP, it is much easier to assume it has split its GDP more evenly than in the UK.

    It's a country that massively relies on socialism and most people are in the public sector whereas in the UK there's far more variance.

    http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living...ayCurrency=USD

    http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living...ayCurrency=USD

    Cost of living in Seychelles is 18.04% lower than in United Kingdom (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Seychelles is 18.99% lower than in United Kingdom (average data for all cities).

    People have less disposable income but look at the comparison in prince of land per square feet in Seychelles vs the UK. The city I live in, in the UK is almost twice the size of Mahe, the island where most in the Seychelles live. Even with lower disposable income, people rarely have to use transportation considering the beach is less than an hour away no matter where you are.
    This a fair point tbf as well and I do like numbeo! Numbeo has a lot of data
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    (Original post by The_Internet)
    This a fair point tbf as well and I do like numbeo! Numbeo has a lot of data
    Thanks and the other two who were arguing before were not really open for discussion. I'm not trying to say Seychelles is better than the UK or anything, I like both. I just meant that day to day life is comparable, I can't see how it wouldn't be.
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    You're kidding right

    (Original post by danr2)
    Asia?? i don't know?
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    looool ahhh i remember when my mum saw my grades >< im only doing well so i can go back to africa
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    (Original post by Dinasaurus)
    Thanks and the other two who were arguing before were not really open for discussion. I'm not trying to say Seychelles is better than the UK or anything, I like both. I just meant that day to day life is comparable, I can't see how it wouldn't be.
    Ah I getcha . I've used numbeo to see the difference in quality of life within the UK too. Generally speaking your quality of life is better in the north of England despite the wages being slightly less
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    (Original post by StrawbAri)
    You're kidding right
    no haha. i thought it was in Europe at first but the name sounded like an Asian country

    I didn't study geography haha
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    This thread is the epitome of white privilege.

    Seethe lol

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    (Original post by StrawbAri)
    Except no one actually said that. Show me a post where someone actually said something like that. All that was said here is that it's understandable because of the culture African students are coming from. No one in this thread has made this a race thing.

    Besides why is it bad for people to be happy black Africans do well in school? Considering the state of the continent. Why can't we be happy that a new generation of intelligent youths are going to improve the continent?

    And everyone acknowledged the fact that smartness isn't something inherent in any particular race.

    That same news article in the OP stated that students from Africa did much better than the black carribeans/other black students. No one, not even the one carribean person that posted here, said that it was discrimination against other black people.
    God damn your posts are always on point :congrats:
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    (Original post by maggie43)
    Exactly so don't comment about a place you have never been to.

    Thank you

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    Um, no.

    Unless you have been to every country in that continent, I'll just ignore you
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    Dammit West Indians we need to catch up..
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    (Original post by danr2)
    no haha. i thought it was in Europe at first but the name sounded like an Asian country

    I didn't study geography haha
    *blinks*
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    *blinks*
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    (Original post by MildredMalone)
    Um, no.

    Unless you have been to every country in that continent, I'll just ignore you
    You don't even know how many countries they are. You seem big headed. Looooool

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    (Original post by maggie43)
    You don't even know how many countries they are. You seem big headed. Looooool

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    Yup.

    And it doesn't matter how many there are, some are famine-stricken dives.
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    (Original post by MildredMalone)
    Yup.

    And it doesn't matter how many there are, some are famine-stricken dives.
    Not all of them. Wtf is your problem?
    Why do people go to food banks as well here? Famine does not strike everywhere okay?

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    (Original post by maggie43)
    Not all of them. Wtf is your problem?
    Why do people go to food banks as well here? Famine does not strike everywhere okay?

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    No-one ever said all of them. But some are.
 
 
 
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