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|Population (In Millions)||8.42|
|Human Development Index||19/169|
|Gross Domestic Product (In USD Billions - World Bank)||417.66|
|Global Peace Index||6/153|
|Happy Planet Index||57/143|
|Social Institutions and Gender Index||- /86|
|Environmental Performance Index||8/163|
|Child Mortality Rate||3.5|
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UNDP Human Development Trends- 2011
The Human Development Index represents a push for a broader definition of well-being and provides a composite measure of three basic dimensions of human development: health, education and income. According to the United Nations Development Programme's Human Development Report 2011 Austria's HDI is 0.885, which gives the country a rank of 19 out of 187 countries with comparable data. The HDI of OECD as a region increased from 0.749 in 1980 to 0.873 today, placing Austria above the regional averageAustria's HDI breaks down as follow:
- Health: 0.960
- Education: 0.858
- Income: 0.842
Main Progress Initiatives
The Austrian Business Council for Sustainable Development is Austria‘s leading platform for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainable Development. The association emerged in October 2007 from the fusion of the Austrian Business Council for Sustainable Development (ABCSD) and respACT austria.
The Austrian Business Council for Sustainable Development is convinced that economic success cannot be separated from social and ecological responsibility. They embrace their responsibility towards the marketplace as well as regarding their employees, society and the environment.
Happiness in Austria
This is an overview of findings on Happiness in Austria.The available findings are presented in the latest ‘Nation Report’ on Austria . 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.
- ↑ United Nations Development Programme.Human Development Report 2011. Austria.http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/AUT.html