Textfeld: Source: UN Development Department, status quo: 2005-09-08
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Textfeld: Ranking list HDI
Comment: The data have been taken from the homepage of the UNDP (UN Development Department). The HDI (Human Development Index 2003) is a compilation of of a countries different ranges of achievement. The list shows the basic indicators of human development: expectancy of life, knowledge and standard of living. 
Life expectancy is the expectancy of life at birth, knowledge is measured as a combination of adults ability to read an write an the achievement of first, second and third education degrees (cp. PISA study). The standard of living is measured in GDP p.c. in US $.