There are tales of success, failure, and opportunity hidden behind each number of the Inclusive Wealth Index. Every week, we bring you a number, and a short analysis of its implications for national and international policy-making.
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The pilot report in the series, the Inclusive Wealth Report 2012 provides a comprehensive metric for measuring human development. Overall, it brings to the table a more holistic approach to economic development than is currently practiced
70 percent of the countries assessed in the Inclusive Wealth Report 2012 present a positive Inclusive Wealth Index (IWI) per capita, indicating sustainable development.
High population growth caused 25 percent of countries assessed to become unsustainable.
19 out of the 20 countries assessed experienced a decline in natural capital.
Human capital has increased in every country, being the primary capital form that offsets the decline in natural capital in most economies.
25 percent of the countries assessed, which showed a positive trend when measured by GDP per capita and the HDI, were found to have a negative IWI.
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