UNHDUnited Nations Human Development (report)
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"The Philippines dropped by three notches from its previous ranking of 114th in 2012 to 117th in 2013 out of 187 countries...." -- 2014 UNHD Report
Covering 187 countries worldwide, the UN Human Development (UNHD) Report measures the status, improvement or decline of human development in each member-nation in terms of life expectancy, general health measures, education levels, incomes, livelihood opportunities and other parameters which are combined to form the Human Development Index (HDI).
According to the 2014 UNHD Report which analyzes data from field surveys of the year before (2013), the Philippines dropped by 3 notches from its previous ranking of 114th in 2013 to 117th in 2014, wrote the Manila Times (25 July 2014).
In its 2013 UNHD Report released one year ago by the UN Development Programme, 18 developing countries were assessed to have done particularly well.
The 2014 UNHD Report ranks the Philippines #117 out of 187 nations - which puts us in the "Medium Human Development" category between the likes of small island-nation Dominican Republic in the Caribbean (#102) and land-locked Nepal in South Asia (#145).