Human development reports

Approximately 250 indicators in 35 subject areas covering every country. Includes: child mortality, profiles of human development and deprivation by country. Also has calories, safe water, malnourished children, under-5 mortality, child survival, low birth weight. Has Index of Human Development and formerly had Gini Coefficient (newer editions do not include the Gini Coefficient).

Data creator
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Date of distribution
2008 Jun 4th
Statistics type
Geographic coverage


Time period
2007-2008 edition includes data from approx. 1990 to 2008
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Mode of data collection


Extent of file
35 data files (Excel format, number of logical records varies) & accompanying documentation
Access status
Access conditions and restrictions

Online reports are openly available. 2007-2008 statistical tables are restricted to University of Toronto students, staff and faculty