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Year 2007

Population and Development Indicators for Asia and the Pacific

United Nations Development Programme

Summary
Human Development Report 2007/2008

Content:

  • Foreword
  • Overview: Fighting climate change: human solidarity in a divided world
  • 1. The 21st Century climate challenge
  • 1.1 Climate change and human development
  • 1.2 Climate science and future scenarios
  • 1.3 From global to local—measuring carbon footprints in an unequal world
  • 1.4 Avoiding dangerous climate change—a sustainable emissions pathway
  • 1.5 Business-as-usual—pathways to an unsustainable climate future
  • 1.6 Why we should act to avoid dangerous climate change
  • Conclusion
  • 2. Climate shocks: risk and vulnerability in an unequal world
  • 2.1 Climate shocks and low human development traps
  • 2.2 Looking ahead—old problems and new climate change risks
  • Conclusion
  • 3. Avoiding dangerous climate change: strategies for mitigation
  • 3.1 Setting mitigation targets
  • 3.2 Putting a price on carbon—the role of markets and governments
  • 3.3 The critical role of regulation and government action
  • 3.4 The key role of international cooperation
  • Conclusion
  • 4. Adapting to the inevitable: national action and international cooperation
  • 4.1 The national challenge
  • 4.2 International cooperation on climate change adaptation
  • Conclusion
  • Human development indicators
  • Indicator tables
  • Readers guide and note to tables

Full Report
ISBN 978-0-230-54704-9
Part 1: Human Development Report 2007/2008

Content:

  • See summary untill Chapter 2

Part 2: Human Development Report 2007/2008

Content:

  • See summary untill Chapter 4

Part 3: Human Development Report 2007/2008

Content:

  • Human Development Indicators
  • Readers guide and notes to tables
  • Acronyms and abbreviations
  • 1. Monitoring human development: enlarging people’s choices
  • 1. 1 Human development index
  • 1. 1a Basic indicators for other UN member states
  • 1. 2 Human development index trends
  • 1. 3 Human and income poverty: developing countries
  • 1. 4 Human and income poverty: OECD countries, Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS
  • 2. to lead a long and healthy life
  • 2.1 Demographic trends
  • 2.2 Commitment to health: resources, access and services
  • 2.3 Water, sanitation and nutritional status
  • 2.4 Inequalities in maternal and child health
  • 2.5 Leading global health crises and risks
  • 2.6 Survival: progress and setbacks
  • 3. to acquire knowledge
  • 3.1 Commitment to education: public spending
  • 3.2 Literacy and enrolment
  • 3.3 Technology: diffusion and creation
  • 4. to have access to the resources needed for a decent standard of living
  • 4.1 Economic performance
  • 4.2 Inequality in income or expenditure
  • 4.3 Structure of trade
  • 4.4 OECD-DAC country expenditures on aid
  • 4.5 Flows of aid, private capital and debt
  • 4.6 Priorities in public spending
  • 4.7 Unemployment in OECD countries
  • 4.8 Unemployment and informal sector work in non-OECD countries
  • 5. while preserving it for future generations
  • 5.1 Energy and the environment
  • 5.2 Energy sources
  • 5.3 Carbon dioxide emissions and stocks
  • 5.4 Status of major international environmental treaties
  • 6. protecting personal security
  • 6.1 Refugees and armaments
  • 6.2 Crime and justice
  • 7. and achieving equality for all women and men
  • 7.1 Gender-related development index
  • 7.2 Gender empowerment measure
  • 7.3 Gender inequality in education
  • 7.4 Gender inequality in economic activity
  • 7.5 Gender, work and time allocation
  • 7.6 Women’s political participation
  • 8. Human and labour rights instruments
  • 8.1 Status of major international human rights instruments
  • 8.2 Status of fundamental labour rights conventions
  • Technical note 1
  • Technical note 2
  • Definitions of statistical terms
  • Statistical references
  • Classification of countries
  • Index to indicators
  • Index to Millennium Development Goal indicators in the HDR indicator tables


Year 2006

Country Statistical Information
The World Bank


Year 2005

Table on Urban Population compared to Rural and access to improved sanitation
United Nations
World Development Indicators


Year 2004

Malaysian Quality of Life
Economic Planning Unit
ISSN 0128-8504

Content:

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Overview
  • 1. The Malaysian quality of life
  • 1.1 Income and distribution
  • 1.2 Working life
  • 1.3 Transport and communications
  • 1.4 Health
  • 1.5 Education
  • 1.6 Housing
  • 1.7 Environment
  • 1.8 Family life
  • 1.9 Social participation
  • 1.10 Public safety
  • 1.11 Culture and leisure
  • 1.12 Conclusion
  • 2. Quality of life at state level
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Income and Distribution
  • 2.3 Transport and Communications
  • 2.4 Health
  • 2.5 Education
  • 2.6 Public Amenities
  • 2.7 Conclusion
  • 3. Quality housing
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Housing Strategies
  • 3.3 Achievements in Housing Development
  • 3.4 Improving the Quality of Housing
  • 3.5 Research and Development
  • 3.6 Conclusion
  • 4. Technical notes
  • 4.1 Computation of the Malaysian Quality of Life Index
  • Appendices


Year 2000

Human Development Index by State, 2000

Results can be seen below click on the State name to view the file.
 
Johor: 0.798 Kedah: 0.735 Kelantan: 0.723 Melaka: 0.804
N.Sembilan: 0.795 Pahang: 0.770 Perak: 0.784 Perlis: 0.779
Pulau Pinang: 0.828 Sabah: 0.729 Sarawak: 0.757 Selangor: 0.817
Terengganu: 0.807 W.P Kuala Lumpur: 0.861    

Content:

  • Population size and composition
  • Percentage of population urban by state
  • Contribution to GDP by kind of economic activity
  • Employed population by age
  • Employed population distribution by industry category
  • Employed population distribution by industry category and by ethnic group
  • Employed population distribution by industry category
  • Improvements in poverty in all states
  • Incidence of poverty by state
  • Educational attainment of persons aged 6 and over by level
  • Educational attainment of persons aged 6 and over by level and ethnicity
  • Progress in literacy
  • Child mortality by state
  • Infant mortality
  • Progress in child mortality
  • Proportion of infant immunized against measles
  • Proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel
  • Progress in maternal mortality
  • Rural water supply coverage
  • Rural sanitary latrines coverage

United Nations Development Programme

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