Russia: Human development

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Human Development Index (0 - 1)

 Latest value 0.822
 Year 2021
 Measure points
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 0.760
 Min - Max 0.701 - 0.824
 Source The United Nations
For that indicator, we provide data for Russia from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Russia during that period was 0.76 points with a minimum of 0.701 points in 1995 and a maximum of 0.824 points in 2018. The latest value from 2021 is 0.822 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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Russia - Human development - historical chart - 1990-2021

The Human Development Index for Russia 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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