Human Development Report

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According to the interactive map corresponding to the latest human development report, more developed areas in the world are Europe, North America, most countries in South America, North part of Asia, North part of Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea and Malaysia. Most countries in Africa and South part of Asia are considered as less developed areas. On the line graph we can see an upward trend in development for most of the countries. Moreover, some countries have been developing faster then others such as Korea, China (Hong Kong), Spain, France, Germany, Iran, Malaysia, Tunisia, Egypt, Singapore, India, Morocco and Norway – the most advanced country in the world; in contrast, the development of Greece, United Arab…show more content…
During 2006 and 2007 school year, the overall enrolment rate was 97.2%. There were 76,255 students (51% male and 49% female) enrolled (50,395 in public schools and 25,860 in private institutions). In addition, higher education is offered by the College of The Bahamas, the regional University of the West Indies the Bahamas Hotel Training College, and the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute. Health situation shows, that in 2006, approximately 2.9% of the population having a physical or mental disability. Among individuals who had a self-reported disability, 19.7% of the disabilities were related to sight, hearing, or speech: 37.3% to limbs, 24.6% to mental disabilities, and 18.3% to multiple disabilities reported having the disability from birth, compared to 19.6% developing it as an elder. Disabled individuals were also more likely to report unintended injuries (at school or workplace) than those without disabilities. Moreover, in 2007, there were 330 deaths registered among persons 25 – 44 years old. In 2007, for instance, the age - specific mortality rate for females in this age group was 215.3 per 100.000 populations. Among men in this age group, the rate was 414.1 per 100.000 populations, accounting for 61% of the total defined deaths in that year. The five leading causes of death among men in this category were HIV/AIDS (22%), assaults (21%), transport accidents (11%), cirrhosis and other chronic diseases of the liver (3%), and accidental
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