An innovation of the new Report is the calculation of the human development index at the local level. While past NHDRs have been presenting the HDI at the government level since 1994, this edition gives a comprehensive picture of human development in the country's 451 sub-administrative units.
The Tamil Nadu HDR (2003) provides insights into the process of development of a state characterized by heavy industrialization, urbanization and good growth rates (marginally ahead of fifteen major Indian States).
Le rapport de développement Humain 2003 appor-te,
comparativement aux deux rapports qui l’ont
précédé, une contribution complémentaire visant
l’approfondissement des méthodes d’analyse et
d’appréhension des différe ntes dimensions et
The 2004 PHDR is an attempt to assess the various aspects of the Palestinian condition as a first step toward an integrated approach to the development of Palestinian individuals and society and to strengthen the social fabric needed to support our national liberation and development activities.
Many reports talk about poverty and the poor, but few actually provide the space for the poor themselves
to take centre stage and to talk about their lives. Jordan’s second National Human Development Report