Table 1

HDI index calculation

Measure

Min

Max

Index Formula


Education Index

Adult Literacy (1/3)

Proportion 15 and older with grade 9 or higher education

0

1.0

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Education (2/3)

Proportion 18–24 with High school or some post-secondary education

0

1.0

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Income Index

Median total income for those 15 and older

PPP$100

PPP$40,000

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Life Expectancy Index

Life expectancy at birth

85 years

25 years

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HDI

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Cooke et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2007 7:9   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-7-9

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