The focus is on improving the lives people lead rather than assuming that economic growth will lead, automatically, to greater wellbeing for all. Income growth is seen as a means to development, rather than an end in itself.
Resources include current and previous Human Development Reports, downloadable data, and human development indicators.
Explore human development data from around the world using the interactive tools below. Data used in these indices and other human development indicators included here are provided by a variety of public international sources and represent the best statistics available for those indicators at the time of the preparation of the human development report.
United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR)
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) is an autonomous organ of the Organization of American States (OAS) whose mission is to promote and protect human rights in the American hemisphere.
The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, also known as the Human Rights Reports, cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements.