Dominica: Human development

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 Dominica

Human Development Index (0 - 1)

 Latest value 0.72
 Year 2021
 Measure points
 Data availability 1991 - 2021
 Average 0.679
 Min - Max 0.597 - 0.745
 Source The United Nations
For that indicator, we provide data for Dominica from 1991 to 2021. The average value for Dominica during that period was 0.679 points with a minimum of 0.597 points in 1991 and a maximum of 0.745 points in 2018. The latest value from 2021 is 0.72 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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Dominica - Human development - recent values

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Dominica - Human development - historical chart - 1991-2021




The Human Development Index for Dominica 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
 Human development 0.720 2021 points
 Women in parliament 34.38 2022 percent
 Land area 750 2021 sq. km
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