Human Development Index (2010)
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The 2010 Human Development Index (HDI) is a way of measuring development by combining indicators of life expectancy, educational attainment and income into a composite human development index, and ranges from 0 to 1, with 1 representing the highest level of human development. Source: The United Nations Human Development Reports.

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RankingRegionValue
1Australia/New Zealand 0.922
2Northern America 0.895
3Western Europe 0.873
4Northern Europe 0.865
5Southern Europe 0.789
6Eastern Asia 0.782
7Eastern Europe 0.755
8Western Asia 0.723
9South America 0.697
10Central America 0.664
11The World 0.637
12South-Eastern Asia 0.618
13Northern Africa 0.614
14South-Central Asia 0.569
15Southern Africa 0.552
16Melanesia 0.531
17Middle Africa 0.431
18Eastern Africa 0.390
19Western Africa 0.377
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--Micronesia (Region) --
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Source

The data presented in QuickLists are from a variety of sources including the U.S. Census Bureau's International Data Base, the U.S. State Department's International Religious Freedom Report, the United Nations Human Development Reports, and others.

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