HDI, Female

HDI, Female

Human Development Index (HDI): A composite index measuring average achievement in three basic dimensions of human development—a long and healthy life, knowledge and a decent standard of living. See Technical note 4 http://hdr.undp.org for details on the methodology.

Source: HDRO calculations based on data from UNDESA (2013a), Barro and Lee (2013), UNESCO Institute for Statistics (2013), World Bank (2013a) and ILO (2013b).

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

0.874

.. High human development

0.710

.. Medium human development

0.565

.. Low human development

0.446

1 Norway

0.940

2 Australia

0.920

3 Switzerland

0.895

4 Netherlands

0.899

5 United States

0.911

6 Germany

0.892

7 New Zealand

0.896

8 Canada

0.894

9 Singapore

0.878

10 Denmark

0.896

11 Ireland

0.881

12 Sweden

0.898

13 Iceland

0.883

14 United Kingdom

0.887

15 Korea (Republic of)

0.860

15 Hong Kong, China (SAR)

0.875

17 Japan

0.863

18 Liechtenstein

..

19 Israel

0.878

20 France

0.878

21 Luxembourg

0.861

21 Belgium

0.866

21 Austria

0.834

24 Finland

0.881

25 Slovenia

0.876

26 Italy

0.853

27 Spain

0.862

28 Czech Republic

0.844

29 Greece

0.833

30 Brunei Darussalam

0.840

31 Qatar

0.838

32 Cyprus

0.816

33 Estonia

0.856

34 Saudi Arabia

0.773

35 Poland

0.836

35 Lithuania

0.847

37 Slovakia

0.829

37 Andorra

..

39 Malta

0.807

40 United Arab Emirates

0.801

41 Portugal

0.808

41 Chile

0.803

43 Hungary

0.816

44 Cuba

0.796

44 Bahrain

0.798

46 Kuwait

0.800

47 Croatia

0.807

48 Latvia

0.824

49 Argentina

0.806

50 Uruguay

0.793

51 Montenegro

..

51 Bahamas

..

53 Belarus

0.793

54 Romania

0.771

55 Libya

0.749

56 Oman

..

57 Russian Federation

0.793

58 Bulgaria

0.775

59 Barbados

0.784

60 Palau

..

61 Antigua and Barbuda

..

62 Malaysia

0.743

63 Mauritius

0.750

64 Trinidad and Tobago

0.763

65 Panama

0.754

65 Lebanon

0.715

67 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

0.760

68 Costa Rica

0.751

69 Turkey

0.704

70 Kazakhstan

0.762

71 Seychelles

..

71 Mexico

0.728

73 Sri Lanka

0.719

73 Saint Kitts and Nevis

..

75 Iran (Islamic Republic of)

0.672

76 Azerbaijan

0.723

77 Serbia

..

77 Jordan

0.658

79 Grenada

..

79 Georgia

0.713

79 Brazil

..

82 Peru

0.720

83 Ukraine

0.737

84 The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

0.708

84 Belize

0.715

86 Bosnia and Herzegovina

..

87 Armenia

0.725

88 Fiji

0.679

89 Thailand

0.718

90 Tunisia

0.670

91 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

..

91 China

0.696

93 Dominica

..

93 Algeria

0.629

95 Albania

0.694

96 Jamaica

0.703

97 Saint Lucia

..

98 Ecuador

..

98 Colombia

0.697

100 Tonga

0.682

100 Suriname

0.693

102 Dominican Republic

..

103 Turkmenistan

..

103 Mongolia

0.705

103 Maldives

0.672

106 Samoa

0.670

107 Palestine, State of

0.612

108 Indonesia

0.654

109 Botswana

0.670

110 Egypt

0.617

111 Paraguay

0.663

112 Gabon

..

113 Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

0.641

114 Moldova (Republic of)

0.659

115 El Salvador

0.647

116 Uzbekistan

0.636

117 Philippines

0.652

118 Syrian Arab Republic

0.589

118 South Africa

..

120 Iraq

0.556

121 Viet Nam

..

121 Guyana

0.629

123 Cape Verde

..

124 Micronesia (Federated States of)

..

125 Kyrgyzstan

0.618

125 Guatemala

0.596

127 Namibia

0.616

128 Timor-Leste

0.574

129 Morocco

0.546

129 Honduras

0.590

131 Vanuatu

0.582

132 Nicaragua

0.583

133 Tajikistan

0.592

133 Kiribati

..

135 India

0.519

136 Cambodia

0.533

136 Bhutan

..

138 Ghana

0.537

139 Lao People's Democratic Republic

0.538

140 Congo

0.542

141 Zambia

0.534

142 Sao Tome and Principe

0.524

142 Bangladesh

0.529

144 Equatorial Guinea

..

145 Nepal

0.515

146 Pakistan

0.447

147 Kenya

0.508

148 Swaziland

0.492

149 Angola

..

150 Myanmar

..

151 Rwanda

0.463

152 Nigeria

0.458

152 Cameroon

0.469

154 Yemen

0.415

155 Madagascar

0.476

156 Zimbabwe

0.468

157 Solomon Islands

..

157 Papua New Guinea

..

159 Tanzania (United Republic of)

0.467

159 Comoros

..

161 Mauritania

0.425

162 Lesotho

0.474

163 Senegal

0.450

164 Uganda

0.456

165 Benin

0.427

166 Togo

0.401

166 Sudan

..

168 Haiti

..

169 Afghanistan

0.330

170 Djibouti

..

171 Côte d'Ivoire

..

172 Gambia

..

173 Ethiopia

0.400

174 Malawi

0.390

175 Liberia

0.379

176 Mali

0.350

177 Guinea-Bissau

..

178 Mozambique

0.344

179 Guinea

0.345

180 Burundi

0.371

181 Burkina Faso

0.377

182 Eritrea

..

183 Sierra Leone

0.329

184 Chad

0.318

185 Central African Republic

0.296

186 Congo (Democratic Republic of the)

0.304

187 Niger

0.275

.. South Sudan

..

.. Tuvalu

..

.. Somalia

..

.. San Marino

..

.. Nauru

..

.. Monaco

..

.. Marshall Islands

..

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

..


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