Development of Global Education Index and Establish Relationship with Human Obesity through Human Development Levels Clustering


  • Mubbasher Munir, Zahrahtul Amani Zakaria, Atif Amin Baig, Mumtazimah Binti Mohamad


Background: Global obesity is expected to become the next global pandemic caused by unhealthy food, unawareness and lack of education addressed by the United Nations through global Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 4). World health organization (WHO) has estimated that these non-communicable diseases are now responsible for 60% of the world's annual mortality and human obesity is one of them.

Methodology: The following research has been developed using several global databases from 183 countries from 2008-to 2018. First, the development of a global education index Exploratory factor analysis through principal factor axis using 14 global databases. Second, several methods have related global human obesity with the global education index. R language was used to execute results.

Results: This study has highlighted the deep analysis of global education indicators and global human obesity in global human development countries. There are strong negative correlations between global education and global obesity in medium, high and very high human development countries and weak relationships in low human development countries.

Conclusion: Global human obesity is dramatically fluctuating positively worldwide and is one of the causes of death in several nations. One of the main causesof global education as well. So, several national-level policies are suggested to decrease global human obesity. Students' learning must be enhanced by increasing the standard of quality of higher education. The school education curriculum should be improved to give awareness to the masses for reduced human obesity. This study concludes that global human obesity is decreasing overall by increasing global education.