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Definition of Human development index

Human development index Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Measure based on three indicators: (a) longevity, as measured by life expectancy at birth, (b) educational and combined primary, secondary and tertiary enrolment ratios (one-third weight) and (c) standard of living, as measured by real gross domestic product (GDP) per capita (in purchasing power parity). United Nations (1997
Human development index Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic of life expectancy, education, and income indices used to rank countries into four tiers of human development. It was created by a Pakistani economist Mahbub ul Haq and Indian economist Amartya Sen in 1990 and was published by the United Nations Development Programme.

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