These are those attributes or the basis of comparison through which economic development of different states or countries is measured in terms of health, literacy, and other income aspects .

Infant Mortality Rate(or IMR)

  • Indicates the number of children that die before the age of one year as a proportion of 1000 live children born in that particular year.
  • Lower IMR indicates better medical and child care facilities , better availability of food, a clean living environment, etc.

Literacy Rate

  • Measures the proportion of the literate population in the 7 and above age group. 
  • Higher Literacy rate implies people can undertake better job opportunities.

Net Attendance Ratio(NAR)

  • Refers to the total number of children in the a ge group 14 and 15 years attending school as a percentage of the total number of children in the same age group. 
  • Higher NAR shows the provision of better education facilities.
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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.