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The Human Development Index (HDI) is a quantitative measure of development allowing for comparisons across countries and over time. Three main dimensions comprise the index: life expectancy at birth, years of schooling for adults aged 25 years and more and expected years of schooling for children of school entering age, and gross national income per capita.
Follow the link below to access data from the Human Development Index:
Availability and more information from Catalyst...
Latest edition received is in reference; older issues back to 1992 in the stacks; PDFs online since 1990.
Since 2010, Human Development Report data has been available on Google Public Data Explorer. This tool allows for the separation of composite indices as well as the ability to evaluate the different components of the indices such as mean years of schooling (of adults), and adult literacy rate.