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An annual report that compiled data on social, economic, and physical aspects of the State from various government agencies. Published by the California Department of Finance. 1961-2003 available in print at Gleeson Library. 1958-2008 available online at the Internet Archive. Print version discontinued in 2003, online version discontinued after 2008 issue.
Instead of relying only on economic analysis, Measure of America’s A Portrait of California uses the human development approach to tell us how people are doing. Three dimensions—a long and healthy life, access to knowledge, and a decent standard of living—are examined in detail and presented along a simple ten-point scale: the American Human Development (HD) Index.