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Human Development Index (0 - 1), 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 12 countries was 0.755 points. The highest value was in Chile: 0.855 points and the lowest value was in Venezuela: 0.691 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
Chile 0.855 1 -
Argentina 0.842 2 -
Uruguay 0.809 3 -
Peru 0.762 4 -
Brazil 0.754 5 -
Colombia 0.752 6 -
Ecuador 0.74 7 -
Suriname 0.73 8 -
Paraguay 0.717 9 -
Guyana 0.714 10 -
Bolivia 0.692 11 -
Venezuela 0.691 12 -



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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