Thailand: Human development

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

: For that indicator, we provide data for Thailand from 1980 to 2019. The average value for Thailand during that period was 0.673 points with a minimum of 0.503 points in 1980 and a maximum of 0.765 points in 2018. The latest value from 2019 is 0.765 points. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 177 countries is 0.707 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 Thailand 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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