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Variables: Ranking by Human Development Index, from 1 highest to 188 lowest (HDIRANK)1

Human Development: Ranking




Afghanistan South-Central Asia 169
Akrotiri Western Asia
Albania Southern Europe 75
Algeria Northern Africa 83
American Samoa Polynesia
Andorra Southern Europe 32
Angola Middle Africa 150
Anguilla Caribbean
Antarctica Antarctica
Antigua and Barbuda Caribbean 62
Argentina South America 45
Armenia Western Asia 84
Aruba Caribbean
Australia Australia/New Zealand 2
Austria Western Europe 24
Azerbaijan Western Asia 78
Bahamas, The Caribbean 58
Bahrain Western Asia 47
Bangladesh South-Central Asia 139
Barbados Caribbean 54
Belarus Eastern Europe 52
Belgium Western Europe 22
Belize Central America 103
Benin Western Africa 167
Bermuda Northern America
Bhutan South-Central Asia 132
Bolivia South America 118
Bosnia and Herzegovina Southern Europe 81
Botswana Southern Africa 108
Bougainville Melanesia
Brazil South America
British Indian Ocean Territory Eastern Africa
British Virgin Islands Caribbean
Brunei South-Eastern Asia 30
Bulgaria Eastern Europe 56
Burkina Faso Western Africa 185
Burma (Myanmar) South-Eastern Asia 145
Burundi Eastern Africa 184
Cambodia South-Eastern Asia 143
Cameroon Middle Africa 153
Canada Northern America 10
Cape Verde Western Africa 122
Caribbean Netherlands Caribbean
Cayman Islands Caribbean
Central African Republic Middle Africa 188
Chad Middle Africa 186
Channel Islands Northern Europe
Chile South America 38
China Eastern Asia 90
China-Tibet Eastern Asia
Christmas Island Australia/New Zealand
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Australia/New Zealand
Colombia South America 95
Comoros Eastern Africa 160
Congo, Democratic Republic of the Middle Africa 176
Congo, Republic of the Middle Africa 135
Cook Islands Polynesia
Costa Rica Central America 66
Cote d'Ivoire Western Africa 171
Croatia Southern Europe 45
Cuba Caribbean 68
Curacao Caribbean
Cyprus Western Asia 33
Czech Republic Eastern Europe 28
Denmark Northern Europe 5
Dhekelia Western Asia
Djibouti Eastern Africa 172
Dominica Caribbean 96
Dominican Republic Caribbean 99
Ecuador South America 89
Egypt Northern Africa 111
El Salvador Central America 117
Equatorial Guinea Middle Africa 135
Eritrea Eastern Africa 179
Estonia Northern Europe 30
Ethiopia Eastern Africa 174
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) South America
Faroe Islands Northern Europe
Fiji Melanesia 91
Finland Northern Europe 23
France Western Europe 21
French Guiana South America
French Polynesia Polynesia
Gabon Middle Africa 109
Gambia, The Western Africa 173
Georgia Western Asia 70
Germany Western Europe 4
Ghana Western Africa 139
Gibraltar Southern Europe
Greece Southern Europe 29
Greenland Northern America
Grenada Caribbean 79
Guadeloupe Caribbean
Guam Micronesia (region)
Guatemala Central America 125
Guernsey Northern Europe
Guinea Western Africa 183
Guinea-Bissau Western Africa 178
Guyana South America 127
Haiti Caribbean 163
Honduras Central America 130
Hong Kong Eastern Asia 12
Hungary Eastern Europe 43
Iceland Northern Europe 9
India South-Central Asia 131
Indonesia South-Eastern Asia 113
Iran South-Central Asia 69
Iraq Western Asia 121
Ireland Northern Europe 8
Isle of Man Northern Europe
Israel Western Asia 19
Italy Southern Europe 26
Jamaica Caribbean 94
Japan Eastern Asia 17
Jersey Northern Europe
Jordan Western Asia 86
Kazakhstan South-Central Asia 56
Kenya Eastern Africa 146
Kiribati Micronesia (region) 137
Korea, (North) Democratic Republic of Eastern Asia
Korea, (South) Republic of Eastern Asia 18
Kosovo Southern Europe
Kuwait Western Asia 51
Kyrgyzstan South-Central Asia 120
Laos South-Eastern Asia 138
Latvia Northern Europe 44
Lebanon Western Asia 76
Lesotho Southern Africa 160
Liberia Western Africa 177
Libya Northern Africa 102
Liechtenstein Western Europe 15
Lithuania Northern Europe 37
Luxembourg Western Europe 20
Macau Eastern Asia
Macedonia Southern Europe 82
Madagascar Eastern Africa 158
Malawi Eastern Africa 170
Malaysia South-Eastern Asia 59
Maldives South-Central Asia 105
Mali Western Africa 175
Malta Southern Europe 33
Marshall Islands Micronesia (region)
Martinique Caribbean
Mauritania Western Africa 157
Mauritius Eastern Africa 64
Mayotte Eastern Africa
Mexico Central America 77
Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia (region) 127
Moldova Eastern Europe 107
Monaco Western Europe
Mongolia Eastern Asia 92
Montenegro Southern Europe 48
Montserrat Caribbean
Morocco Northern Africa 123
Mozambique Eastern Africa 181
Namibia Southern Africa 125
Nauru Micronesia (region)
Nepal South-Central Asia 144
Netherlands Western Europe 7
New Caledonia Melanesia
New Zealand Australia/New Zealand 13
Nicaragua Central America 124
Niger Western Africa 187
Nigeria Western Africa 152
Niue Polynesia
Norfolk Island Australia/New Zealand
Northern Cyprus Western Asia
Northern Mariana Islands Micronesia (region)
Norway Northern Europe 1
Occupied Palestinian Territories Western Asia 114
Oman Western Asia 52
Pakistan South-Central Asia 147
Palau Micronesia (region) 60
Panama Central America 60
Papua New Guinea Melanesia 154
Paraguay South America 110
Peru South America 87
Philippines South-Eastern Asia 116
Pitcairn Islands Polynesia
Poland Eastern Europe 36
Portugal Southern Europe 41
Puerto Rico Caribbean
Qatar Western Asia 33
Reunion Eastern Africa
Romania Eastern Europe 50
Russia Eastern Europe 49
Rwanda Eastern Africa 159
Saint Barthelemy Caribbean
Saint Helena Western Africa
Saint Kitts and Nevis Caribbean 74
Saint Lucia Caribbean 92
Saint Martin Caribbean
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Northern America
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Caribbean 99
Samoa Polynesia 104
San Marino Southern Europe
Sao Tome and Principe Middle Africa 142
Saudi Arabia Western Asia 38
Senegal Western Africa 162
Serbia Southern Europe 66
Seychelles Eastern Africa 63
Sierra Leone Western Africa 179
Singapore South-Eastern Asia 5
Sint Maarten Caribbean
Slovakia Eastern Europe 40
Slovenia Southern Europe 25
Solomon Islands Melanesia 156
Somalia Eastern Africa
Somaliland Eastern Africa
South Africa Southern Africa 119
South Sudan Eastern Africa 181
Spain Southern Europe 27
Spanish North Africa Northern Africa
Sri Lanka South-Central Asia 73
Sudan Northern Africa 165
Suriname South America 97
Svalbard Northern Europe
Swaziland Southern Africa 148
Sweden Northern Europe 14
Switzerland Western Europe 2
Syria Western Asia 149
Taiwan Eastern Asia
Tajikistan South-Central Asia 129
Tanzania Eastern Africa 151
Thailand South-Eastern Asia 87
Timor-Leste South-Eastern Asia 133
Togo Western Africa 166
Tokelau Polynesia
Tonga Polynesia 101
Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean 65
Tunisia Northern Africa 97
Turkey Western Asia 71
Turkmenistan South-Central Asia 111
Turks and Caicos Islands Caribbean
Tuvalu Polynesia
Uganda Eastern Africa 163
Ukraine Eastern Europe 84
United Arab Emirates Western Asia 42
United Kingdom Northern Europe 16
United States (General) Northern America 10
Uruguay South America 54
Uzbekistan South-Central Asia 105
Vanuatu Melanesia 134
Vatican City Southern Europe
Venezuela South America 71
Vietnam South-Eastern Asia 115
Virgin Islands (U.S.) Caribbean
Wallis and Futuna Polynesia
Western Sahara Northern Africa
Yemen Western Asia 168
Zambia Eastern Africa 139
Zimbabwe Eastern Africa 154


1 The United Nations Human Development Reports provide data and statistical analysis in various areas of human development. The Human Development Report (HDR) presents two types of statistics: the human development indicator tables, which provide a global assessment of country achievements in different areas of human development, and thematic statistical analysis. A dataset with these and the other international measures highlighted on the country pages can be downloaded from this website. Used with permission.

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