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People > Gender development index: Countries Compared

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

Author: Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

In response to Spud -- the gender development index measures how human development indices for longevity, knowledge and standards of living are differentiated by gender. The less the differentiation in such development as overall education against education for girls, expected number of healthy years for women and men, life expectancy at birth and so on, the higher the gender development index. For more on definitions, see: http://www.undp.org/hdr2002/faq.html
DEFINITION: Gender development index - Range is from .000 (lowest) to 1.000 (highest).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Norway 0.956 2002
2 Sweden 0.943 2002
3 Denmark 0.941 2002
4 Finland 0.94 2002
5 Netherlands 0.938 2002
6 Canada 0.937 2002
=7 Germany 0.933 2002
=7 New Zealand 0.933 2002
9 Australia 0.932 2002
10 United States 0.927 2002
11 Austria 0.926 2002
12 Switzerland 0.925 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.925 2002
13 Belgium 0.923 2002
14 United Kingdom 0.921 2002
15 Ireland 0.92 2002
16 Italy 0.917 2002
17 Japan 0.915 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Gender development index. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNDP, Human Development Report 2002 (Oxford University Press, NY, 2002). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Gender-development-index

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In response to Spud -- the gender development index measures how human development indices for longevity, knowledge and standards of living are differentiated by gender. The less the differentiation in such development as overall education against education for girls, expected number of healthy years for women and men, life expectancy at birth and so on, the higher the gender development index. For more on definitions, see: http://www.undp.org/hdr2002/faq.html

Posted on 14 Mar 2005

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

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