Brazil Human Development Up 50 Percent

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Municipal Human Development Index (MHDI) rose nearly fifty percent in twenty years, the Brazil 2013 Human Development Atlas has shown. Using data from the 1991, 2000 and 2010 censuses, the study by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) showed that Brazil’s overall MHDI climbed from 0.493 ("very low") in . . .

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