Human Suffering Index

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A compound indicator of distress, compiled by ‘adding together ten measures of human welfare related to economics, demography, health, and governance: income, inflation, demand for new jobs, urban population pressures, infant mortality, nutrition, access to clean water, energy use, adult literacy, and personal freedom’ (Population Crisis Committee, Washington, DC).

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