Guinea-Bissau: Human development

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Human Development Index (0 - 1)

 Latest value 0.483
 Year 2021
 Measure points
 Data availability 2005 - 2021
 Average 0.44
 Min - Max 0.393 - 0.483
 Source The United Nations
For that indicator, we provide data for Guinea-Bissau from 2005 to 2021. The average value for Guinea-Bissau during that period was 0.44 points with a minimum of 0.393 points in 2005 and a maximum of 0.483 points in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 0.483 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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Guinea-Bissau - Human development - recent values

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Guinea-Bissau - Human development - historical chart - 2005-2021

The Human Development Index for Guinea-Bissau 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 0.483 2021 points
 Women in parliament 13.73 2022 percent
 Land area 28,120 2021 sq. km
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