Jamaica: Human development

(measure: points; source: The United Nations)

Jamaica: Human Development Index (0 - 1)

: For that indicator, The United Nations provides data for Jamaica from 1980 to 2015. The average value for Jamaica during that period was 0.694 points with a minumum of 0.614 points in 1980 and a maximum of 0.73 points in 2015. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
From:
To:
Download as:
API

The Human Development Index for Jamaica published by the United Nations is a composite measure including life expectancy, educational attainment, and income level. It aims to measure not only incomes but life quality as well.

Definition: The Human Development Index measures three basic dimensions of human development: long and healthy life, knowledge, and a decent standard of living. Four indicators are used to calculate the index: life expectancy at birth, mean years of schooling, expected years of schooling, and gross national income per capita.
This site uses cookies.
Learn more here


OK