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Human Development Index (0 - 1), 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 18 countries was 0.734 points. The highest value was in the United Arab Emirates: 0.929 points and the lowest value was in Yemen: 0.455 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
UA Emirates 0.929 1 1980 - 2021
Bahrain 0.875 2 1980 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 0.875 3 1980 - 2021
Qatar 0.855 4 1980 - 2021
Kuwait 0.831 5 1980 - 2021
Oman 0.816 6 2000 - 2021
Iran 0.774 7 1980 - 2021
Algeria 0.745 8 1980 - 2021
Egypt 0.731 9 1980 - 2021
Tunisia 0.731 10 1980 - 2021
Jordan 0.72 11 1980 - 2021
Libya 0.718 12 1980 - 2021
Lebanon 0.706 13 2005 - 2021
Iraq 0.686 14 1980 - 2021
Morocco 0.683 15 1980 - 2021
Syria 0.577 16 1980 - 2021
Djibouti 0.509 17 1995 - 2021
Yemen 0.455 18 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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