Thursday, September 13, 2007

Human Development Index - Sri Lanka


Our HDI value is 0.751 and our rank is 93. This is the best performance of South Asia and worst country of our region is Bangladesh and its rank is 139 and HDI value is 0.520. The HDI is a evaluation tool which is going beyond per capita income. When we analyzing about status of a country with per capita income the poverty and other dark sides undermine with the income of economical giants of that country. As example when we calculating our per capita income definitely there will be incomes of 10% people who enjoy 80% of wealth of country. But HDI is somewhat strong tool to measure the present dimensions of human development of a country.

(HDI value is according to 2005 analysis - Ref. http://hdr.undp.org)

3 comments:

Just Mal said...

I don't believe it. Must be Mahinda's cooked up stats. I think we're right next to Somalia.

Dilantha Thushara said...

No. The reference is shown below. But if people behave like you (run down our own nation)we will become worst than Somalia.

Dilantha Thushara said...

But anyhow thank you for comment and read my blog.

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