Look through the indicators below for an insight into the economic dimension of progress.
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Trends are assessed in relation to sustainable development.
The proportion of adults with at least secondary school qualifications has increased by 16 percent since 1991
Real net capital stock per person rose 33 percent from 1991 to 2015
Except for 2009 and 2010, average disposable income has increased every year since 1992
The energy intensity of the economy has decreased 25 percent since 1990
The greenhouse gas intensity of the economy has decreased 36 percent since 1990
Since 1987, labour productivity has increased an average of 2.0 percent a year
Annual unemployment rate has increased from 1987