Geografie 1992, 97, 1-14

Global Regularities of the World Development

Petr Pavlík

Ekonomický ústav ČSAV, Politických věznů 7, 111 73 Praha 1, Czechia

In the article is described the verification of three hypotheses derived from the theory of the hierarchy of reality using empirical data. In the analysis several important demographic, socio-economic and geographic indicators were used to show the level of their concentration and variability in the years 1965, 1973 and 1981 in the whole world and within selected macroregions.