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Human Development Index (0 - 1), 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 44 countries was 0.878 points. The highest value was in Switzerland: 0.962 points and the lowest value was in Moldova: 0.767 points. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: points; Source: The United Nations
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Countries Human development, 2021 Global rank Available data
Switzerland 0.962 1 1980 - 2021
Norway 0.961 2 1980 - 2021
Iceland 0.959 3 1980 - 2021
Denmark 0.948 4 1980 - 2021
Sweden 0.947 5 1980 - 2021
Ireland 0.945 6 1980 - 2021
Germany 0.942 7 1980 - 2021
Netherlands 0.941 8 1980 - 2021
Finland 0.94 9 1980 - 2021
Belgium 0.937 10 1980 - 2021
Liechtenstein 0.935 11 2000 - 2021
Luxembourg 0.93 12 1980 - 2021
UK 0.921 13 1980 - 2021
Malta 0.918 14 1980 - 2021
Slovenia 0.918 15 1990 - 2021
Austria 0.916 16 1980 - 2021
Spain 0.905 17 1980 - 2021
France 0.903 18 1980 - 2021
Cyprus 0.896 19 1980 - 2021
Italy 0.895 20 1980 - 2021
Estonia 0.89 21 1990 - 2021
Czechia 0.889 22 1990 - 2021
Greece 0.887 23 1980 - 2021
Poland 0.876 24 1980 - 2021
Lithuania 0.875 25 1990 - 2021
Portugal 0.866 26 1980 - 2021
Latvia 0.863 27 1990 - 2021
Andorra 0.858 28 2000 - 2021
Croatia 0.858 29 1990 - 2021
San Marino 0.853 30 2021 - 2021
Slovakia 0.848 31 1990 - 2021
Hungary 0.846 32 1980 - 2021
Turkey 0.838 33 1980 - 2021
Montenegro 0.832 34 2003 - 2021
Russia 0.822 35 1990 - 2021
Romania 0.821 36 1980 - 2021
Belarus 0.808 37 1995 - 2021
Serbia 0.802 38 1990 - 2021
Albania 0.796 39 1980 - 2021
Bulgaria 0.795 40 1980 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 0.78 41 2000 - 2021
Ukraine 0.773 42 1990 - 2021
North Macedonia 0.77 43 2000 - 2021
Moldova 0.767 44 1990 - 2021



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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