Human Development Index (2010)
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The 2010 Human Development Index (HDI) is a way of measuring development by combining indicators of life expectancy, educational attainment and income into a composite human development index, and ranges from 0 to 1, with 1 representing the highest level of human development. Source: The United Nations Human Development Reports.

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RankingRegionValue
1Australia/New Zealand 0.922
--Caribbean --
10Central America 0.664
18Eastern Africa 0.390
6Eastern Asia 0.782
7Eastern Europe 0.755
16Melanesia 0.531
--Micronesia (Region) --
17Middle Africa 0.431
13Northern Africa 0.614
2Northern America 0.895
4Northern Europe 0.865
--Polynesia --
9South America 0.697
14South-Central Asia 0.569
12South-Eastern Asia 0.618
15Southern Africa 0.552
5Southern Europe 0.789
11The World 0.637
19Western Africa 0.377
8Western Asia 0.723
3Western Europe 0.873


Source

The data presented in QuickLists are from a variety of sources including the U.S. Census Bureau's International Data Base, the U.S. State Department's International Religious Freedom Report, the United Nations Human Development Reports, and others.

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