What are the major attributes of .
development considered by UNDP in .
making the Human Development Report? Explain the importance of each of these " attributes. ’
Explain any three criteria used by Human Development Report to classify various countries.
Ans. The major attributes in making the Human Development Report are
(i) Per Capita Income (PCI) A nation with more PCI will have a population with high nutritional levels, have healthy people, as healthcare facilities will be good and have more educated people, as they will be able to afford better education.
(it) Educational levels of the people They will be able to get better jobs and higher earnings due to their higher education status.
(iii) Health status Health will be good and longevity will increase as they will be able to afford better healthcare facilities. Infant mortality will also reduce due to better healthcare, resulting in further increase in life expectancy at birth.