HDI Overview

HDI Overview

KEY TRENDS

 

• For 2015, India's Human Development Index (HDI) ranking is 131st (HDI value 0.624) among 188 countries, while China's ranking is 90th (HDI value 0.738), Bhutan's 132nd (HDI value 0.607), Bangladesh's 139th (HDI value 0.579) and Pakistan's 147th (HDI value 0.550) $#

• Between 1990 and 2015, the average annual HDI growth for India is 1.52 percent, China is 1.57 percent, Bangladesh is 1.64 percent, Pakistan is 1.24 percent and Sri Lanka is 0.82 percent $#
 

• In 2014, India's Human Development Index ranking is 130th (HDI value 0.609) among 188 countries, while China's ranking is 90th (HDI value 0.727), Bhutan's 132nd (HDI value 0.605), Bangladesh's 142nd (HDI value 0.570) and Pakistan's 147th (HDI value 0.538). The value of India's HDI has been 0.428 in 1990, 0.496 in 2000, 0.586 in 2010, 0.597 in 2011, 0.600 in 2012, 0.604 in 2013 and 0.609 in 2014 $$

 

• During 2013 India positions 135 (HDI value 0.586) among 187 countries in terms of HDI, whereas Pakistan ranks 146 (HDI value0.537), China ranks 91 (HDI value 0.719), Sri Lanka ranks 73 (HDI value0.750) and Bangladesh ranks 142 (HDI value 0.558). India fares worse than the average global value of 0.702 $

 
• During 2012 India positions 136 (HDI value 0.554) among 187 countries in terms of HDI ranking, whereas Pakistan ranks 146 (HDI value 0.515), China ranks 101 (HDI value 0.699), Sri Lanka ranks 92 (HDI value 0.715) and Bangladesh ranks 146 (HDI value 0.515). India fares worse than the average global value of 0.694 β

• India's ranking in terms of Gender Inequality Index is 132 (GII value 0.610) whereas in the same area Pakistan ranks 123 (GII value 0.567), China ranks 35 (GII value 0.213), Sri Lanka ranks 75 (GII value 0.402) and Bangladesh ranks 111 (GII value 0.518) β 

• The top 5 states in terms of HDI during 2007-08 are: Kerala (0.790), Delhi (0.750), Himachal Pradesh (0.652), Goa (0.617) and Punjab (0.605)

• According to HDR 2011, inequality in India for the period 2000-11 in terms of the income Gini coefficient was 36.8 ##
 
 
$# Human Development Report 2016: Human Development for Everyone, UNDP (please link1, link2 and link3 to access)
 
$$ Human Development Report 2015: Work for Human Development prepared by UNDP (please click here to access)
 
$ Human Development Report 2014 entitled: Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience, prepared by UNDP,

http://hdr.undp.org/sites/default/files/hdr14-report-en-1.pdf

http://hdr.undp.org/en/content/2014-human-development-repo
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β 2013 Human Development Report–"The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World"

# India Human Development Report 2011: Towards Social Inclusion, which has been prepared by Institute of Applied Manpower Research, Planning Commission, GoI, http://www.im4change.org/docs/340IHDR_Summary.pdf 

 

## Economic Survey 2011-12, http://indiabudget.nic.in/es2011-12/echap-13.pdf

 


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