The Human Development Index

This Human Development Index is a composite statistic in which each country is differentiated by color ranging from dark green being very high human development to dark red being low human development.

Human Development Data Center.

Select data by dimension, indicator, year and/or country to see a dynamic interactive visualization of the data

(represented as line for trends, or bar for single years)

The human development data are sourced from international data agencies with the mandate, resources, and expertise to collect national data on specific indicators unless otherwise noted.

The data are presented in two sections of the website: ‘Data’ page – provides downloads of over 150 global indicators and composite indices for over 190 countries in CSV and PDF.

This page also provides documentation and methodologies, FAQ’s, API access, and other key information.

Country profiles’ page– presents HDI values and ranks, data visualizations/trends for the HDI and other composite indices, country explanatory notes, and over 150 other indicators.

Datasets include definitions of indicators and sources for original data components at the end of each table, with full source details in the Statistical references.

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