Posts Tagged ‘Human Development Index’

Uganda graduates to medium development status

(HornTrade) – Uganda has moved from low developing to the medium developing country categorisation by the United Nations (UN) Human Development Index.

Since 1990, the UN has published annually the index report, which looks at the life expectancy, adult literacy, education enrolment and decent standards of living measured by the purchasing power parity.

From 2007, Uganda’s life expectancy moved to 51.9 years from 50.5 years in 2006 and 42-44 in 2003. Read the rest of this entry »