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Human development index (HDI) value
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. For details on how the index is calculated, see Technical note 1.

HDI Rank    Country Human development index (HDI) value
2002
         
1    Norway 0.956
2    Sweden 0.946
3    Australia 0.946
4    Canada 0.943
5    Netherlands 0.942
6    Belgium 0.942
7    Iceland 0.941
8    United States 0.939
9    Japan 0.938
10    Ireland 0.936
11    Switzerland 0.936
12    United Kingdom 0.936
13    Finland 0.935
14    Austria 0.934
15    Luxembourg 0.933
16    France 0.932
17    Denmark 0.932
18    New Zealand 0.926
19    Germany 0.925
20    Spain 0.922
21    Italy 0.920
22    Israel 0.908
23    Hong Kong, China (SAR) 0.903
24    Greece 0.902
25    Singapore 0.902
26    Portugal 0.897
27    Slovenia 0.895
28    Korea, Rep. of 0.888
29    Barbados 0.888
30    Cyprus 0.883
31    Malta 0.875
32    Czech Republic 0.868
33    Brunei Darussalam 0.867
34    Argentina 0.853
35    Seychelles 0.853
36    Estonia 0.853
37    Poland 0.850
38    Hungary 0.848
39    Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.844
40    Bahrain 0.843
41    Lithuania 0.842
42    Slovakia 0.842
43    Chile 0.839
44    Kuwait 0.838
45    Costa Rica 0.834
46    Uruguay 0.833
47    Qatar 0.833
48    Croatia 0.830
49    United Arab Emirates 0.824
50    Latvia 0.823
51    Bahamas 0.815
52    Cuba 0.809
53    Mexico 0.802
54    Trinidad and Tobago 0.801
55    Antigua and Barbuda 0.800
56    Bulgaria 0.796
57    Russian Federation 0.795
58    Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0.794
59    Malaysia 0.793
60    Macedonia, TFYR 0.793
61    Panama 0.791
62    Belarus 0.790
63    Tonga 0.787
64    Mauritius 0.785
65    Albania 0.781
66    Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.781
67    Suriname 0.780
68    Venezuela 0.778
69    Romania 0.778
70    Ukraine 0.777
71    Saint Lucia 0.777
72    Brazil 0.775
73    Colombia 0.773
74    Oman 0.770
75    Samoa (Western) 0.769
76    Thailand 0.768
77    Saudi Arabia 0.768
78    Kazakhstan 0.766
79    Jamaica 0.764
80    Lebanon 0.758
81    Fiji 0.758
82    Armenia 0.754
83    Philippines 0.753
84    Maldives 0.752
85    Peru 0.752
86    Turkmenistan 0.752
87    Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.751
88    Turkey 0.751
89    Paraguay 0.751
90    Jordan 0.750
91    Azerbaijan 0.746
92    Tunisia 0.745
93    Grenada 0.745
94    China 0.745
95    Dominica 0.743
96    Sri Lanka 0.740
97    Georgia 0.739
98    Dominican Republic 0.738
99    Belize 0.737
100    Ecuador 0.735
101    Iran, Islamic Rep. of 0.732
102    Occupied Palestinian Territories 0.726
103    El Salvador 0.720
104    Guyana 0.719
105    Cape Verde 0.717
106    Syrian Arab Republic 0.710
107    Uzbekistan 0.709
108    Algeria 0.704
109    Equatorial Guinea 0.703
110    Kyrgyzstan 0.701
111    Indonesia 0.692
112    Viet Nam 0.691
113    Moldova, Rep. of 0.681
114    Bolivia 0.681
115    Honduras 0.672
116    Tajikistan 0.671
117    Mongolia 0.668
118    Nicaragua 0.667
119    South Africa 0.666
120    Egypt 0.653
121    Guatemala 0.649
122    Gabon 0.648
123    São Tomé and Principe 0.645
124    Solomon Islands 0.624
125    Morocco 0.620
126    Namibia 0.607
127    India 0.595
128    Botswana 0.589
129    Vanuatu 0.570
130    Cambodia 0.568
131    Ghana 0.568
132    Myanmar 0.551
133    Papua New Guinea 0.542
134    Bhutan 0.536
135    Lao People's Dem. Rep. 0.534
136    Comoros 0.530
137    Swaziland 0.519
138    Bangladesh 0.509
139    Sudan 0.505
140    Nepal 0.504
141    Cameroon 0.501
142    Pakistan 0.497
143    Togo 0.495
144    Congo 0.494
145    Lesotho 0.493
146    Uganda 0.493
147    Zimbabwe 0.491
148    Kenya 0.488
149    Yemen 0.482
150    Madagascar 0.469
151    Nigeria 0.466
152    Mauritania 0.465
153    Haiti 0.463
154    Djibouti 0.454
155    Gambia 0.452
156    Eritrea 0.439
157    Senegal 0.437
158    Timor-Leste 0.436
159    Rwanda 0.431
160    Guinea 0.425
161    Benin 0.421
162    Tanzania, U. Rep. of 0.407
163    Côte d'Ivoire 0.399
164    Zambia 0.389
165    Malawi 0.388
166    Angola 0.381
167    Chad 0.379
168    Congo, Dem. Rep. of the 0.365
169    Central African Republic 0.361
170    Ethiopia 0.359
171    Mozambique 0.354
172    Guinea-Bissau 0.350
173    Burundi 0.339
174    Mali 0.326
175    Burkina Faso 0.302
176    Niger 0.292
177    Sierra Leone 0.273
All developing countries 0.663
   Least developed countries 0.446
   Arab States 0.651
   East Asia and the Pacific 0.740
   Latin America and the Caribbean 0.777
   South Asia 0.584
   Sub-Saharan Africa 0.465
Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS 0.796
OECD 0.911
   High-income OECD 0.935
High human development 0.915
Medium human development 0.695
Low human development 0.438
High income 0.933
Middle income 0.756
Low income 0.557
World 0.729

Notes :
Aggregates from columns 5-8 are based on all data in the table. For detailed notes on the data, see Statistical feature 2, Note to table 1: About this year's human development index.

Source :
calculated based on the life expectancy index, education index, and the GDP index; see technical note 1 for details

   
 
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