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Global human development indicators

Poverty is multidimensional. It varies in scale and context (political, social, cultural, ecological, historical, economic). The rural poor face different challenges from those in urban areas: they are concerned with natural resources (access, quality), whereas the urban poor care about access to energy, housing and sanitation, and about the quality and availability of water.

Year: 2007

From collection: Environment and Poverty Times #1: WSSD issue

Cartographer: Philippe Rekacewicz, assisted by Lucie Dejouhanet, UNEP/GRID-Arendal

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