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The 2011 Human Development Index

The 2011 Human Development Index

The Human Development Index is a measure of the extent to which a government satisfies its people's needs and the extent to which these needs are addressed equally across a nation's entire population. Developed by the United Nations, the HDI uses three factors to evaluate a government's success: life expectancy, educational attainment, and income. Countries are divided into groupings by their HDI from high, medium and low...

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