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Human Development vs GDP growth

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The Human Development Report for 2009 released by the UNDP ranked India 134 out of 182 countries, working it out through measures of life expectancy, education and income.  India has an emigration rate of 0.8%. The major continent of destination for migrants from India is Asia with 72.0% of emigrants living there.  The report found that India’s GDP per capita (purchasing power parity) is $2,753,  far below Malaysia’s $13,518.  China listed as 92 with PPP of  $5383.  Read the statistics from UNDP website.

Written by Cyber Gandhi

November 1, 2009 at 5:44 am

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