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Unformatted text preview: Year Pakistan Low human development South Asia World 2011 0.504 0.456 0.548 0.682 2010 0.503 0.453 0.545 0.679 2009 0.499 0.448 0.538 0.676 2008 0.495 0.443 0.532 0.674 2007 0.493 0.437 0.527 0.670 HDI (Human Development Index) measure longterm progress in the areas of Health, Education and standard of living and in short we can say the development in these areas. Whereas Health was measured by life expectancy, Education is measured by average life spend on education in years by people of age 25 or above and by the average life span the child of school entrant age is expected to spend while taking the prevailing no. of people enrolled as constant. And Standard of living is measured through Gross National Income per capita (PPP .( And these HDI reports are very much comparable as data is generated by the international institutions like UNESCO institute of Statistics (UIS), World bank and UN population division although the revisions are made to the indicators in 2011 report but the past data are...
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