Classification of economies -- Rich and poor. Measuring income ; Growth an opportunity ; How poor is poor? -- People. Global trends in population -- Education. Education opens doors ; Children at work ; Gender and development -- Health. Children under five, struggling to survive ; Improving the health of mothers ; Communicable diseases: too little progress -- Economy. Structure of the world's economy ; Governance ; Infrastructure for development ; Investment for growth ; The integrating world ; People on the move ; Aid from development ; External debt -- Environment. The urban environment ; Feeding a growing world; A thirsty planet gets thirstier ; Protecting the environment ; Energy security and climate change -- Statistics. Key indicators of development ; Ranking of economies by GNI per capita ; The need for statistics ; Millennium development goals, targets and indicators ; Definitions, sources, notes, and abbreviations.