Guyana: Human development

(measure: points; Source: The United Nations)
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Guyana: Human Development Index (0 - 1)

, 1980 - 2020: For that indicator, we provide data for Guyana from 1980 to 2020. The average value for Guyana during that period was 0.615 points with a minimum of 0.516 points in 1980 and a maximum of 0.682 points in 2020. The latest value from is points. For comparison, the world average in based on countries is 0.000 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The Human Development Index for Guyana 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.
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