Indicator of human development


The Human Development Index is the only index measure that has the aim to store the three key parts of human development: accessibility to knowledge, a good living standard and a healthy and long life. In other terms, Human Development Index can be utilised to measure how development has impacted human life. 

The indicators in India have been expressed in the following manner:

  1. Accessibility to Knowledge: The aggregate number of schooling years in India was thought out to be around 12 years in accordance with a report. From 1990 to 2020, the average number of years of schooling has grown by 3 and a half years and number of years of schooling expected has grown by 4 and a half year.

2. Healthy and Long Life: according to the report, Life expectancy in India is to be approximately 70 years. In the   past three decades India’s life expectancy by a great margin of 12 years.  

3. Living Standards: India ‘s Gross National Income per Capita is 6,681 US dollars and in the past three decades it has grown exponentially by 273 percent.

India currently ranks at 131st out of 189 countries in the Human Development Index, in accordance with the latest report. It has an HDI index of 0.645 and it falls in the category of medium Human Development Index.

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