Djibouti: Human development

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 Djibouti

Human Development Index (0 - 1)

 Latest value 0.509
 Year 2021
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2021
 Average 0.428
 Min - Max 0.351 - 0.524
 Source The United Nations
For that indicator, we provide data for Djibouti from 1995 to 2021. The average value for Djibouti during that period was 0.428 points with a minimum of 0.351 points in 1996 and a maximum of 0.524 points in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 0.509 points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 184 countries is 0.724 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Djibouti - Human development - recent values

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Djibouti - Human development - historical chart - 1995-2021




The Human Development Index for Djibouti published by the United Nations is a composite measure including life expectancy, educational attainment, and income level. It aims to measure not only incomes but life quality as well.
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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Happiness index 4.37 2015 points
 Human development 0.509 2021 points
 Women in parliament 26.15 2022 percent
 Land area 23,180 2021 sq. km
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