Global Human Development Report

12 December 2019 | HDRO

The global launch of the 2019 Human Development Report (HDR) took place on Monday, 9 December, in Bogota,

Beyond income, beyond averages, beyond today: Inequalities in human development in the 21st century

In every country many people have little prospect for a better future. They are without hope, purpose or dignity, watching from society’s sidelines as they see others pulling ahead to ever greater prosperity. Worldwide many have escaped extreme poverty.

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Measuring inequality with the Inequality-Adjusted Human Development Index (IHDI)

The IHDI reduces human development achievements by the inequality in the distribution of health, education, and income within countries, and provides a fuller, multidimensional view of inequality.

At the global level, when accounting for inequalities, the 2017 HDI value of 0.728 falls to 0.582, the average loss of about 20 percent.

But a deeper look into data reveals that the overall (percentage) loss in HDI due to inequality ranges from 3.6 percent in Japan to 45.3 percent in Comoros, and the composition of inequality is vastly different between countries.

Explore the interactive visualization to see country-level composition of ​inequality.

Read more about the IHDI multidimensional approach in the IHDI data story.

This special regional edition of the National Human Development Report has been prepared to provide a more in-depth understanding of both the causal root factors as well as the tragic consequences to Human life, following the decade-long ‘Boko Haram’ instigated conflict and violence.

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أدلة التنمية البشرية ومؤشراتها: التحديث الإحصائي
لعام 2018 هو من إنتاج مكتب تقرير التنمية البشرية في برنامج الأمم المتحدة الإنمائي.

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我们生活在一个极度复杂而又高度 联系的世界里。无论是人民、国家,还 是经济体比以往任何时候都更加紧密相 连,我们所面临的全球发展问题也是如 此。这些问题跨越国界、社会、经济和 环境,并且可能一直持续存在或不断重 复发生。
从城市化到为数百万人创造就业机 会,世界的挑战只能通过把复杂性和当 地条件结合起来考虑才能解决。近 30 年 来,联合国开发计划署(UNDP)的人 类发展方法,着重强调扩大人们的自由 和机会,而并非仅仅是经济发展。这激 发了世界各地的政策和解决方案。

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Vivimos en un mundo complejo. Las personas, las naciones y las economías están más conectadas que nunca, al igual que los problemas relacionados con el desarrollo mundial a los que nos enfrentamos.

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Indices et indicateurs de développement humain : Mise à jour statistique 2018 a été réalisée par le Bureau du Rapport sur le développement humain (BRDH) du Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement (PNUD).

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Мы живем в сложном мире. Люди, нации и экономи- ки связаны между собой больше, чем когда-либо пре- жде. Столь же тесно взаимосвязаны стоящие перед нами проблемы глобального развития.

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Human Development Indices and Indicators

Human Development Indices and Indicators: 2018 Statistical update is being released to ensure consistency in reporting on key human development indices and statistics.

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