The positive correlation between HDI values and public expenditure

For a Human Development prospective, investing in people’s capabilities -through health, education and other public services—is not an appendage of the growth process but an integral part of it. The 2013 Human Development Report advocates for enhancement of public investment to influence the effective delivery of public services and expansion of capabilities. This graph shows how public investment has positive correlation with human development achievement in the global cross-country analysis. Read more about this trend and The Rise of the South at the 2013 Human Development Report.

This graph was originally published on the 2013 Human Development Report, “The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World” – Page 71