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Human Development Index (0 - 1), 2018 - Country rankings:

The average for 2018 based on 184 countries was 0.715 points.The highest value was in Norway: 0.954 points and the lowest value was in Niger: 0.377 points. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2018. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: points; Source: The United Nations
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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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Human development in Europe
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