List of Countries by Human Development Index

Rank Country HDI
New 2013 Estimates for 2012 Change in rank between 2013 report to 2011 report New 2013 Estimates for 2012 Change compared between 2012 data and corrected 2010 data
1 Steady Norway 0.955 Increase 0.003
2 Steady Australia 0.938 Increase 0.003
3 Increase (1) United States 0.937 Increase 0.003
4 Decrease (1) Netherlands 0.921 Increase 0.002
5 Increase (3) Germany 0.92 Increase 0.004
6 Decrease (1) New Zealand 0.919 Increase 0.002
7 Decrease (2) Ireland 0.916 Steady
7 Increase (3) Sweden 0.916 Increase 0.003
9 Increase (2) Switzerland 0.913 Increase 0.001
10 Increase (2) Japan 0.912 Increase 0.003
11 Decrease (5) Canada 0.911 Increase 0.002
12 Increase (3) South Korea 0.909 Increase 0.004
13 Steady Hong Kong 0.906 Increase 0.006
13 Steady Iceland 0.906 Increase 0.005
15 Increase (1) Denmark 0.901 Increase 0.002
16 Increase (1) Israel 0.9 Increase 0.004
17 Increase (1) Belgium 0.897 Increase 0.001
18 Increase (1) Austria 0.895 Increase 0.003
18 Increase (8) Singapore 0.895 Increase 0.003
20 Steady France 0.893 Increase 0.002
21 Increase (1) Finland 0.892 Increase 0.002
21 Decrease (1) Slovenia 0.892 Steady
23 Steady Spain 0.885 Increase 0.001
24 Decrease (16) Liechtenstein 0.883 Increase 0.001
25 Decrease (1) Italy 0.881 Steady
26 Decrease (1) Luxembourg 0.875 Steady
26 Increase (2) United Kingdom 0.875 Increase 0.001
28 Decrease (1) Czech Republic 0.873 Increase 0.002
29 Steady Greece 0.86 Decrease 0.006
30 Increase (2) Brunei Darussalam 0.855 Increase 0.001
31 Steady Cyprus 0.848 Decrease 0.001
32 Increase (4) Malta 0.847 Increase 0.003
33 Decrease (1) Andorra 0.846 Steady
33 Increase (1) Estonia 0.846 Increase 0.007
35 Steady Slovakia 0.84 Increase 0.004
36 Increase (1) Qatar 0.834 Increase 0.007
37 Increase (1) Hungary 0.831 Increase 0.002
38 Increase (9) Barbados 0.825 Increase 0.002
39 Steady Poland 0.821 Increase 0.004
40 Increase (3) Chile 0.819 Increase 0.006
41 Decrease (1) Lithuania 0.818 Increase 0.008
41 Decrease (11) United Arab Emirates 0.818 Increase 0.002
43 Decrease (2) Portugal 0.816 Decrease 0.001
44 Decrease (1) Latvia 0.814 Increase 0.009
45 Steady Argentina 0.811 Increase 0.006
46 Increase (6) Seychelles 0.806 Increase 0.007
47 Decrease (1) Croatia 0.805 Increase 0.001
48 Decrease(6) Bahrain 0.796 Increase 0.002
49 Increase (4) Bahamas 0.794 Increase 0.003
50 Increase (15) Belarus 0.793 Increase 0.008
51 Decrease (3) Uruguay 0.792 Increase 0.007
52 Increase (1) Montenegro 0.791 Increase 0.004
52 Decrease (3) Palau 0.791 Increase 0.012
54 Increase (8) Kuwait 0.79 Increase 0.004
55 Increase (11) Russia 0.788 Increase 0.006
56 Decrease (6) Romania 0.786 Increase 0.003
57 Decrease (4) Bulgaria 0.782 Increase 0.004
57 Decrease (1) Saudi Arabia 0.782 Increase 0.005
59 Decrease (8) Cuba 0.78 Increase 0.005
59 Increase (1) Panama 0.78 Increase 0.010
61 Decrease (5) Mexico 0.775 Increase 0.005
62 Increase (7) Costa Rica 0.773 Increase 0.005
63 Increase (4) Grenada 0.77 Increase 0.002
64 Decrease (2) Libya 0.769 Decrease 0.004
64 Decrease (3) Malaysia 0.769 Increase 0.006
64 Decrease (5) Serbia 0.769 Increase 0.002
67 Decrease (7) Antigua and Barbuda 0.76 Decrease 0.001
67 Decrease (5) Trinidad and Tobago 0.76 Increase 0.002
69 Decrease (1) Kazakhstan 0.754 Increase 0.010
70 Steady Albania 0.749 Increase 0.003
71 Increase (1) Venezuela 0.748 Increase 0.004
72 Increase (10) Dominica 0.745 Increase 0.002
72 Increase (2) Georgia 0.745 Increase 0.010
72 Decrease (2) Lebanon 0.745 Increase 0.002
72 Steady Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.745 Steady
76 Increase (13) Iran 0.742 Increase 0.002
77 Increase (4) Peru 0.741 Increase 0.008
78 Steady Macedonia 0.74 Increase 0.004
78 Decrease (1) Ukraine 0.74 Increase 0.007
80 Decrease (2) Mauritius 0.737 Increase 0.005
81 Decrease (7) Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.735 Increase 0.002
82 Decrease (6) Azerbaijan 0.734 Steady
83 Increase (3) Saint Vincent 0.733 Increase 0.002
84 Increase (6) Oman 0.731 Increase 0.003
85 Steady Brazil 0.73 Increase 0.004
86 Decrease (6) Jamaica 0.73 Increase 0.003
87 Steady Armenia 0.729 Increase 0.007
88 Decrease (5) Saint Lucia 0.725 Increase 0.002
89 Decrease (5) Ecuador 0.724 Increase 0.005
90 Increase (2) Turkey 0.722 Increase 0.007
91 Decrease (3) Colombia 0.719 Increase 0.005
92 Increase (5) Sri Lanka 0.715 Increase 0.010
93 Increase (1) Algeria 0.713 Increase 0.003
94 Steady Tunisia 0.712 Increase 0.002
95 Decrease (4) Tonga 0.71 Increase 0.001
96 Decrease (4) Belize 0.702 Increase 0.002
96 Increase (2) Dominican Republic 0.702 Increase 0.005
96 Increase (3) Fiji 0.702 Increase 0.003
96 Increase (3) Samoa 0.702 Increase 0.003
100 Decrease (6) Jordan 0.7 Increase 0.001
101 Steady China 0.699 Increase 0.010
102 Steady Turkmenistan 0.698 Increase 0.010
  Increase (1) World 0.694 Increase
103 Steady Thailand 0.69 Increase 0.004
104 Increase (5) Maldives 0.688 Increase 0.005
105 Decrease (1) Suriname 0.684 Increase 0.005
106 Decrease (1) Gabon 0.683 Increase 0.007
107 Decrease (2) El Salvador 0.68 Increase 0.002
108 Steady Bolivia 0.675 Increase 0.007
108 Increase (2) Mongolia 0.675 Increase 0.018
110 Increase (4) Palestine 0.67 Increase 0.008
111 Decrease (4) Paraguay 0.669 Increase 0.001
112 Steady Egypt 0.662 Increase 0.001
113 Decrease (2) Moldova 0.66 Increase 0.008
114 Decrease (2) Philippines 0.654 Increase 0.005
114 Steady Uzbekistan 0.654 Increase 0.010
116 Increase (3) Syria 0.648 Increase 0.002
117 Decrease (1) Micronesia 0.645 Increase 0.006
118 Decrease (1) Guyana 0.636 Increase 0.008
119 Decrease (1) Botswana 0.634 Increase 0.001
120 Steady Honduras 0.632 Increase 0.003
121 Increase (3) Indonesia 0.629 Increase 0.009
121 Increase (1) Kiribati 0.629 Increase 0.001
121 Increase (2) South Africa 0.629 Increase 0.008
124 Steady Vanuatu 0.626 Increase 0.003
125 Increase (1) Kyrgyzstan 0.622 Increase 0.007
125 Increase (2) Tajikistan 0.622 Increase 0.010
127 Increase (1) Vietnam 0.617 N/A
128 Decrease (8) Namibia 0.608 Increase 0.004
129 Steady Nicaragua 0.599 Increase 0.006
130 Steady Morocco 0.591 Increase 0.005
131 Increase (1) Iraq 0.59 Increase 0.012
132 Increase (1) Cape Verde 0.586 Increase 0.005
133 Decrease (2) Guatemala 0.581 Increase 0.002
134 Increase (13) Timor Leste 0.576 Increase 0.011
135 Steady Ghana 0.558 Increase 0.018
136 Steady Equatorial Guinea 0.554 Increase 0.007
136 Decrease (2) India 0.554 Increase 0.007
138 Increase (1) Cambodia 0.543 Increase 0.011
138 Steady Laos 0.543 Increase 0.009
140 Steady Bhutan 0.538 Increase 0.013
141 Decrease (1) Swaziland 0.536 Increase 0.004
142 Decrease (5) Republic of the Congo 0.534 Increase 0.005
143 Decrease (1) Solomon Islands 0.53 Increase 0.008
144 Decrease (1) Sao Tome and Principe 0.525 Increase 0.005
145 Decrease (2) Kenya 0.519 Increase 0.008
146 Steady Bangladesh 0.515 Increase 0.007
146 Decrease (1) Pakistan 0.515 Increase 0.003
148 Steady Angola 0.508 Increase 0.006
149 Steady Burma 0.498 Increase 0.008
150 Steady Cameroon 0.495 Increase 0.007
151 Steady Madagascar 0.483 Decrease 0.001
152 Steady Tanzania 0.476 Increase 0.010
153 Increase (2) Nigeria 0.471 Increase 0.009
154 Increase (1) Senegal 0.47 Steady
155 Increase (4) Mauritania 0.467 Increase 0.003
156 Decrease (4) Papua New Guinea 0.466 Increase 0.008
157 Steady Nepal 0.463 Increase 0.005
158 Increase (2) Lesotho 0.461 Increase 0.009
159 Increase (3) Togo 0.459 Increase 0.007
160 Decrease (6) Yemen 0.458 N/A
161 Decrease (3) Haiti 0.456 Increase 0.006
161 Steady Uganda 0.456 Increase 0.006
163 Increase (1) Zambia 0.448 N/A
164 Steady Djibouti 0.445 Increase 0.014
165 Increase (3) Gambia 0.439 Increase 0.002
166 Increase (1) Benin 0.436 Increase 0.004
167 Decrease (1) Rwanda 0.434 Increase 0.009
168 Increase (2) Côte d'Ivoire 0.432 Increase 0.005
169 Decrease (6) Comoros 0.429 Increase 0.003
170 Steady Malawi 0.418 Increase 0.005
171 Decrease (2) Sudan 0.414 Increase 0.003
172 Increase (1) Zimbabwe 0.397 Decrease 0.001
173 Increase (1) Ethiopia 0.396 Increase 0.009
174 Increase (8) Liberia 0.388 Increase 0.021
175 Decrease (3) Afghanistan 0.374 Increase 0.006
176 Steady Guinea-Bissau 0.364 Increase 0.003
177 Increase (3) Sierra Leone 0.359 Increase 0.013
178 Increase (7) Burundi 0.355 Increase 0.007
178 Steady Guinea 0.355 Increase 0.006
180 Decrease (1) Central African Republic 0.352 Increase 0.008
181 Decrease (4) Eritrea 0.351 Increase 0.009
182 Decrease (7) Mali 0.344 Steady
183 Decrease (2) Burkina Faso 0.343 Increase 0.009
184 Decrease (1) Chad 0.34 Increase 0.004
185 Decrease (1) Mozambique 0.327 Increase 0.009
186 Increase (1) Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.304 Increase 0.009
187 Steady Niger 0.304 Increase 0.006