Human development - country rankings

(measure: points; source: The United Nations)

Human development - country data from around the world:

The average for 2014 was 0.69 points. The highest value was in Norway: 0.944 points and the lowest value was in Niger: 0.348 points. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Human development.

Definition: The Human Development Index measures three basic dimensions of human development: long and healthy life, knowledge, and a decent standard of living. Four indicators are used to calculate the index: life expectancy at birth, mean years of schooling, expected years of schooling, and gross national income per capita.