World Economy

Which of the following indices is not considered while calculating Human Development Index (HDI)?

  1. Life expectancy
  2. Education
  3. Housing
  4. Income

Answer

The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic of life expectancy, education, and income indices used to rank countries into four tiers of human development. It was created by Indian economist Amartya Sen and Pakistani economist Mahbub ul Haq in 1990, and was published by the United Nations Development Programme.

Correct option is C.