* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Human development - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 was 0.711 points.The highest value was in Norway: 0.953 points and the lowest value was in Niger: 0.354 points. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Human Development Index (0 - 1), 2017
(points, Source: The United Nations, TheGlobalEconomy.com)



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.
Human development in the European union
Human development in Europe
Human development in Asia
Human development in Africa
Human development in North America
Human development in South America
Human development in Australia
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