The map shows the population of each territory multiplied by the Human Development Index of the United Nations Development Program. This is a measure of quality of life. It combines measures of health, wealth and education in a territory. The world as you've never seen it before
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Human Development Index - Top 30 Countries with high human development Norway, Australia and the Netherlands lead the Human Development Index (HDI) rankings in 2011, while the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Niger and Burundi are at the bottom. Each year since 1990 the Human Development Report has published the Human Development Index (HDI) which was introduced as an alternative to conventional measures of national development. The HDI represents a broader definition of well-being and provides a composite measure of three basic dimensions of human development: health, education and income. The latest HDI report is from 2011 with emphasis on Sustainability and Equity, titled: A Better Future for All. The three Human Development Indicators are: 1. Life Expectancy Index (LEI): Life expectancy at birth (in years); 2.
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A decade ago I lectured to the staff of the Ministry of Health in Cuba. After my talk the Minister happily said, this graphs showed that Cuba is the healthiest of the poor countries! On the way out a young staff member whispered in my ear: - He is wrong, Cuba is just the poorest of the healthy countries. CUBA – poorest of the healthy
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Desarrollo Humano | Hablemos sobre HD | 2011-01 | Informes sobre Desarrollo Humano (IDH) | Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD)The Human Development Report Office has recently updated its website.
Cuba Bumped from Human Development Index over Missing Data UNITED NATIONS, Jan 20, 2011 (IPS) - When the U.N. Development Programme (UNDP) formulates its annual Human Development Index (HDI), it uses several socioeconomic indicators - including life expectancy, gross national income and literacy - to rank member states and also measure quality of life in these countries. But a nation widely singled out for its positive achievements in education, health care and life expectancy has been left out of the index, complains Ambassador Pedro Nunez Mosquera, Cuba's permanent representative to the United Nations.
Human Development and Indicators - storify.com The origins of the HDI are found in the annual Human Development Reports of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). These were devised and launched by Pakistani Economist Mahbub ul Haq in 1990 and had the explicit purpose ‘‘to shift the focus of development economics from national income accounting to people centered policies’’. To produce the Human Development Reports, Mahbub ul Haq brought together a group of well-known development economists including: Paul Streeten, Frances Stewart, Gustav Ranis, Keith Griffin, Sudhir Anand and Meghnad Desai. But it was Nobel laureate Amartya Sen’s work on capabilities and functionings that provided the underlying conceptual framework.