What is the human development index?

In this lesson, we will learn about the human development index and how a composite index is beneficial.

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Q1.Development indicators are...

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Q2.Gross National Income (GNI) per capita divides the gross (total) income of a country by the population. This type of indicator is...

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Q3.Some development indicators are calculated using 'average', 'per 1000 people' or a percentage (%) because...

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Q4.A positive correlation is a relationship between two variables (things) where...

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Q5.As GNI increases and the country becomes wealthier, life expectancy (the average age a person is expected to live to) also increases. This is because...

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Development indicators are...

1/5

Q2.Gross National Income (GNI) per capita divides the gross (total) income of a country by the population. This type of indicator is...

2/5

Q3.Some development indicators are calculated using 'average', 'per 1000 people' or a percentage (%) because...

3/5

Q4.A positive correlation is a relationship between two variables (things) where...

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Q5.As GNI increases and the country becomes wealthier, life expectancy (the average age a person is expected to live to) also increases. This is because...

5/5

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What is the Human Development Index?

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Q1.The human development index is a composite index, which means...

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Q2.The human development index (HDI) uses...

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Q3.The gross national income (GNI) per capita is higher in the UK than in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This means that...

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Q4.It is important to remember that...

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Q5.The United Nation's sustainable development goals aim to eradicate poverty, protect the planet and ensure all people enjoy peace and prosperity. They do this by...

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

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What is the Human Development Index?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.The human development index is a composite index, which means...

1/5

Q2.The human development index (HDI) uses...

2/5

Q3.The gross national income (GNI) per capita is higher in the UK than in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This means that...

3/5

Q4.It is important to remember that...

4/5

Q5.The United Nation's sustainable development goals aim to eradicate poverty, protect the planet and ensure all people enjoy peace and prosperity. They do this by...

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