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United Nations Programme for the Developement (UNDP), 1997.
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Human Development Index for the World regions in 1994
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The UNDP Human Development Index (HDI) is a comparative benchmark indicator of living standards and development, taking into account poverty, literacy, education, life expectancy, childbirth, and other factors for countries worldwide. It is a standard means of measuring well-being, especially child welfare.