HDI (human development index)

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Label: HDI (human development index)
Description: HDI: Development level of a country based on income, education and life expectancy.
Dimensions: time, region
Default unit: none
Variable type: model (end-indicator)

Variable is output of model component:
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  • from 2,2 documentation

The human development index (developed by UNDP) representing the development level of a country based on three components: income, education and longevity.

The HDI contains the following three dimensions:

  1. life expectancy at birth, representing a long and healthy life
  2. educational attainment, representing knowledge
  3. real gross domestic product (GDP in purchasing power parity, PPP dollars). This represents a decent standard of living.