Central America Improving... Less Than The Rest

In the Global Human Development Index 2010, Panama is ranked 54, Costa Rica 62, El Salvador 90, Honduras 106, Nicaragua and Guatemala 115 and 116 respectively.

Friday, November 5, 2010

The Central American countries, like others in Latin America, continue to improve in most variables measuring human development and the HDI Program published by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

Among those variables which have improved, school enrollment is approaching the levels of Europe and the U.S. Among variables in the region remaining stagnant, inequality stands out.

What matters is that while the region grew by 33% from HR 1970, the average for the rest of the world is 41%. Growth, but less than others, meaning that overall, CA went backwards.

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