The available statistics on Bangladesh and its people indicate the depth of deprivation prevailing for a major part of its large polpulation. In comparison with other countries in the region, Bangladesh scores low on human development.
The Human Development Report of Thailand 1999 is Thailand’s first NHDR. It complements the global Human Development Report by making available an overall assessment of achievements and obstacles to human development in Thailand over the past three decades.
The focus of the first Iran NHDR is to discern the role of an empowering social environment in the enlargement of human choices and to present a realistic profile of the country’s human development achievements.