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Human Development Index (0 - 1), 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 27 countries was 0.896 points. The highest value was in Denmark: 0.948 points and the lowest value was in Bulgaria: 0.795 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
Denmark 0.948 1 1980 - 2021
Sweden 0.947 2 1980 - 2021
Ireland 0.945 3 1980 - 2021
Germany 0.942 4 1980 - 2021
Netherlands 0.941 5 1980 - 2021
Finland 0.94 6 1980 - 2021
Belgium 0.937 7 1980 - 2021
Luxembourg 0.93 8 1980 - 2021
Malta 0.918 9 1980 - 2021
Slovenia 0.918 10 1990 - 2021
Austria 0.916 11 1980 - 2021
Spain 0.905 12 1980 - 2021
France 0.903 13 1980 - 2021
Cyprus 0.896 14 1980 - 2021
Italy 0.895 15 1980 - 2021
Estonia 0.89 16 1990 - 2021
Czechia 0.889 17 1990 - 2021
Greece 0.887 18 1980 - 2021
Poland 0.876 19 1980 - 2021
Lithuania 0.875 20 1990 - 2021
Portugal 0.866 21 1980 - 2021
Latvia 0.863 22 1990 - 2021
Croatia 0.858 23 1990 - 2021
Slovakia 0.848 24 1990 - 2021
Hungary 0.846 25 1980 - 2021
Romania 0.821 26 1980 - 2021
Bulgaria 0.795 27 1980 - 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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