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International Human Suffering Index


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A composite index of economic and social well‐being that can be used to show changes in human well‐being, based on a number of key variables including life expectancy, daily calorie intake, clean drinking water, infant immunization, secondary school enrolment, GDP per capita, rate of inflation, communications technology, political freedom, and civil rights.

Subjects: Environmental Science.


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