Sub-National Estimates of Human Capital Indicators: Localizing Investments for the Demographic Dividend

Publication Date: April 2016
Author: UNFPA

Download

The demographic dividend is the accelerated development that can arise when a population has a relatively large proportion of working-age people coupled with effective human capital investment. In this poster, we measure human capital needs in Nepal at national and sub-national level using a “demographic dividend index” (DDI). We also map dependency ratios and human capital indicators in empowerment, education and employment for all districts in Nepal and identify priority areas for investments to enhance prospects for a demographic dividend.

Related content

News
UNITED NATIONS, New York/BUNGMATI, Nepal – Needs are quickly escalating in Nepal, in the aftermath of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake. UNFPA now estimates some 2 million women and girls of reproductive age are among those affected, including 126,000 pregnant women.
Resources
The disaster in Nepal has affected 2 million women and girls of reproductive age and 126,000 pregnant women, according to estimates as of 29 April 2015.
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York – The toll of deaths and injuries continues to mount days after a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake jolted Nepal on 25 April. Millions are thought to be affected across more than 30 of Nepal’s 75 districts, according to UN reports. UNFPA’s initial...

Pages

We use cookies and other identifiers to help improve your online experience. By using our website you agree to this. To learn more, including how to change your settings, see our cookies policy.

X