Inequality-adjusted life expectancy index

Inequality-adjusted life expectancy index

The HDI life expectancy index adjusted for inequality in distribution of expected length of life based on data from life tables listed in Main data sources.

Source: Calculated based on inequality in life expectancy and the unadjusted life expectancy index.

Data in the tables are those available to the Human Development Report Office as of 15 November, 2013, unless otherwise specified.

HDI Rank

Country

2013

.. Very high human development

0.881

.. High human development

0.749

.. Medium human development

0.575

.. Low human development

0.394

1 Norway

0.914

2 Australia

0.921

3 Switzerland

0.926

4 Netherlands

0.902

5 United States

0.851

6 Germany

0.900

7 New Zealand

0.895

8 Canada

0.902

9 Singapore

0.932

10 Denmark

0.877

11 Ireland

0.899

12 Sweden

0.922

13 Iceland

0.928

14 United Kingdom

0.890

15 Korea (Republic of)

0.910

15 Hong Kong, China (SAR)

0.948

17 Japan

0.947

18 Liechtenstein

..

19 Israel

0.915

20 France

0.913

21 Luxembourg

0.901

21 Belgium

0.895

21 Austria

0.906

24 Finland

0.899

25 Slovenia

0.882

26 Italy

0.927

27 Spain

0.918

28 Czech Republic

0.855

29 Greece

0.898

30 Brunei Darussalam

0.861

31 Qatar

0.844

32 Cyprus

0.887

33 Estonia

0.791

34 Saudi Arabia

0.779

35 Poland

0.818

35 Lithuania

0.749

37 Slovakia

0.805

37 Andorra

..

39 Malta

0.875

40 United Arab Emirates

0.826

41 Portugal

0.886

41 Chile

0.868

43 Hungary

0.795

44 Cuba

0.865

44 Bahrain

0.816

46 Kuwait

0.775

47 Croatia

0.832

48 Latvia

0.741

49 Argentina

0.786

50 Uruguay

0.799

51 Montenegro

0.779

51 Bahamas

0.770

53 Belarus

0.716

54 Romania

0.755

55 Libya

0.765

56 Oman

0.809

57 Russian Federation

0.666

58 Bulgaria

0.759

59 Barbados

0.783

60 Palau

..

61 Antigua and Barbuda

0.792

62 Malaysia

0.805

63 Mauritius

0.749

64 Trinidad and Tobago

0.641

65 Panama

0.778

65 Lebanon

0.861

67 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

0.738

68 Costa Rica

0.855

69 Turkey

0.757

70 Kazakhstan

0.596

71 Seychelles

0.754

71 Mexico

0.788

73 Sri Lanka

0.766

73 Saint Kitts and Nevis

..

75 Iran (Islamic Republic of)

0.728

76 Azerbaijan

0.611

77 Serbia

0.761

77 Jordan

0.730

79 Grenada

0.744

79 Georgia

0.728

79 Brazil

0.709

82 Peru

0.726

83 Ukraine

0.669

84 The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

0.785

84 Belize

0.734

86 Bosnia and Herzegovina

0.809

87 Armenia

0.733

88 Fiji

0.672

89 Thailand

0.755

90 Tunisia

0.768

91 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

0.703

91 China

0.768

93 Dominica

..

93 Algeria

0.654

95 Albania

0.796

96 Jamaica

0.700

97 Saint Lucia

0.760

98 Ecuador

0.752

98 Colombia

0.719

100 Tonga

0.699

100 Suriname

0.678

102 Dominican Republic

0.683

103 Turkmenistan

0.517

103 Mongolia

0.610

103 Maldives

0.819

106 Samoa

0.709

107 Palestine, State of

0.711

108 Indonesia

0.654

109 Botswana

0.533

110 Egypt

0.682

111 Paraguay

0.650

112 Gabon

0.482

113 Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

0.549

114 Moldova (Republic of)

0.670

115 El Salvador

0.692

116 Uzbekistan

0.562

117 Philippines

0.635

118 Syrian Arab Republic

0.734

118 South Africa

0.422

120 Iraq

0.626

121 Viet Nam

0.757

121 Guyana

0.575

123 Cape Verde

0.746

124 Micronesia (Federated States of)

0.604

125 Kyrgyzstan

0.585

125 Guatemala

0.662

127 Namibia

0.536

128 Timor-Leste

0.565

129 Morocco

0.652

129 Honduras

0.687

131 Vanuatu

0.672

132 Nicaragua

0.732

133 Tajikistan

0.514

133 Kiribati

0.597

135 India

0.536

136 Cambodia

0.597

136 Bhutan

0.578

138 Ghana

0.438

139 Lao People's Democratic Republic

0.583

140 Congo

0.382

141 Zambia

0.368

142 Sao Tome and Principe

0.521

142 Bangladesh

0.623

144 Equatorial Guinea

0.283

145 Nepal

0.588

146 Pakistan

0.502

147 Kenya

0.440

148 Swaziland

0.290

149 Angola

0.264

150 Myanmar

0.507

151 Rwanda

0.473

152 Nigeria

0.296

152 Cameroon

0.327

154 Yemen

0.462

155 Madagascar

0.517

156 Zimbabwe

0.449

157 Solomon Islands

0.570

157 Papua New Guinea

0.480

159 Tanzania (United Republic of)

0.445

159 Comoros

0.414

161 Mauritania

0.405

162 Lesotho

0.301

163 Senegal

0.471

164 Uganda

0.399

165 Benin

0.381

166 Togo

0.355

166 Sudan

0.435

168 Haiti

0.478

169 Afghanistan

0.414

170 Djibouti

0.434

171 Côte d'Ivoire

0.283

172 Gambia

0.389

173 Ethiopia

0.469

174 Malawi

0.326

175 Liberia

0.417

176 Mali

0.293

177 Guinea-Bissau

0.289

178 Mozambique

0.278

179 Guinea

0.332

180 Burundi

0.296

181 Burkina Faso

0.329

182 Eritrea

0.496

183 Sierra Leone

0.192

184 Chad

0.259

185 Central African Republic

0.252

186 Congo (Democratic Republic of the)

0.231

187 Niger

0.367

.. South Sudan

0.321

.. Tuvalu

..

.. Somalia

0.312

.. San Marino

..

.. Nauru

..

.. Monaco

..

.. Marshall Islands

..

.. Korea (Democratic People's Rep. of)

0.651


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