Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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|Population (In Millions)||67.76|
|Human Development Index||187/169|
|Gross Domestic Product (In USD Billions - World Bank)||15.65|
|Global Peace Index||148/153|
|Happy Planet Index||120/143|
|Social Institutions and Gender Index||84/86|
|Environmental Performance Index||106/163|
|Child Mortality Rate||110.6|
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Quality of Life
Multidimensional Poverty Index
The Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) for DR Congo is 0.393. The MPI is an international measure of acute poverty covering 109 countries. The MPI reflects the multiple deprivations that poor people face at the same time in three dimensions: health, education and living standards. The MPI reflects both the incidence or headcount ratio (H) of poverty – the proportion of the population that is multidimensionally poor – and the average intensity (A) of their poverty – the average proportion of indicators in which poor people are deprived. More information on the MPI in DR Congo is available here.
UNDP Human Development Report Trends - 2011
The Human Development Index (HDI) integrates well-being indicators such as health and education in its measurement of progress and development. According to the UNDP's 2011 International Human Development Reports, Congo (Democratic Republic of the)'s HDI is 0.286, which gives the country a rank of 187 out of 187 countries with comparable data. The HDI of Sub-Saharan Africa as a region increased from 0.365 in 1980 to 0.463 today, placing Congo (Democratic Republic of the) below the regional average. .
The Democratic Republic of Congo's HDI breaks down as follow:
- Health: 0.448
- Education: 0.356
- Income: 0.147
Jobs and Earnings
Civic Engagement and Governance
Happiness in Congo-Kinshasa
This is an overview of findings on Happiness in Congo-Kinshasa.The available findings are presented in the latest ‘Nation Report’ on Congo-Kinshasa . This report is ordered by type of happiness questions and within these types by year. This ordering is to facilitate the assessment of progress, comparison over time being most fruitful using the same questions.
The report presents means and standard deviations, both on the original scale range and transformed to a common range 0-10. The means inform about the level of happiness in the country and the standard deviations about inequality of happiness.
Links provide more detail about the precise text of the question, the full distribution of responses and technical details of the survey. The report is continuously updated.
- ↑ UNDP. International Human Development Reports. The Democratic Republic of Congo. 2011.http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/COD.html
- ↑ . Nation Report. Congo.