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Human Development Index (0 - 1), 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 11 countries was 0.718 points. The highest value was in Singapore: 0.939 points and the lowest value was in Burma (Myanmar): 0.585 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
Singapore 0.939 1 1990 - 2021
Brunei 0.829 2 1980 - 2021
Malaysia 0.803 3 1980 - 2021
Thailand 0.8 4 1980 - 2021
Indonesia 0.705 5 1980 - 2021
Vietnam 0.703 6 1980 - 2021
Philippines 0.699 7 1980 - 2021
India 0.633 8 1980 - 2021
Laos 0.607 9 1980 - 2021
Cambodia 0.593 10 1980 - 2021
Burma 0.585 11 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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