Human Poverty Index HPI is used to calculate the percentage of

Human Poverty Index
HPI is used to calculate the percentage of people in a country who live in
relative poverty.
HPI-1 is used in developing countries and HPI-2 is used in developed countries.
Gender-related Development Index
GDI measures gender equality in a country in terms of life expectancy, literacy
rates, school attendance and income.
Other Indicators:
Employment structure: Expressed as a percentage of the total workforce. In
developed countries, labour requirements are small. Developing countries
require a large workforce. Work is divided into three different sections:
primary activities, employ people to collect or produce natural resources
from the land or sea, two examples is fishing and farming; secondary
activities, make, or manufacture things, two examples are house construction
and car assembly.; tertiary sector, provide a service for people. Jobs in health,
education, retailling, transport, are examples.
Urban population: percentage of a country´s population which lives in urban
áreas. In developing countries, there are fewer urban settlements than in
Population growth rate: percentage by which a country´s population is growing
each year. In many poor countries, population growth is faster than economic
Energy consumption: wealthier countries consume the bulk of the world´s
energy for their industries, transports systems and homes.
Diseases and pests: Malnutrition, overcrowded living conditions and poor
sanitation encourage the spread of diseases.