Saint Lucia: Human development

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 Saint Lucia

Human Development Index (0 - 1)

 Latest value 0.759
 Year 2020
 Measure points
 Data availability 2000 - 2020
 Average 0.722
 Min - Max 0.691 - 0.759
 Source The United Nations
For that indicator, we provide data for Saint Lucia from 2000 to 2020. The average value for Saint Lucia during that period was 0.722 points with a minimum of 0.691 points in 2001 and a maximum of 0.759 points in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 0.759 points. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 185 countries is 0.723 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Saint Lucia - Human development - Recent values chart

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Saint Lucia - Human development - historical chart - 2000-2020




The Human Development Index for Saint Lucia 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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