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African countries by Human Development Index

Among the African Countries, Libya ranks number one in Human Development Index. Its HDI value in 2010 was 0.755.Zimbabwe ranks least among the countries of Africa in Human Development Index, which is 50 in Africa and 169 in World.

African countries by Human Development Index
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The following is a list of African countries by Human Development Index for the year 2015:

African countries by Human Development Index

RankCountryHDI
Rank in AfricaRank WorldwideNew 2016 Estimates for 2015
High human development
163 Seychelles0.78
264 Mauritius0.78
383 Algeria0.75
494 Tunisia0.73
596 Libya0.72
Medium human development
6106 Botswana0.7
7108 Gabon0.7
8110 Egypt0.69
9116 South Africa0.67
10122 Cape Verde0.65
11123 Morocco0.65
12125 Namibia0.64
13136 Republic of the Congo0.59
13135 Equatorial Guinea0.59
15139 Ghana0.58
15139 Zambia0.58
17142 São Tomé and Príncipe0.57
18146 Kenya0.56
Low human development
19149 Swaziland0.54
20150 Angola0.53
21151 Tanzania0.53
22152 Nigeria0.53
23153 Cameroon0.52
24154 Zimbabwe0.52
25155 Mauritania0.51
26156 Madagascar0.51
27159 Rwanda0.5
28161 Lesotho0.5
28162 Comoros0.5
30163 Senegal0.49
31163 Uganda0.49
32166 Sudan0.49
33167 Togo0.49
34168 Benin0.49
35169 Malawi0.48
36170 Ivory Coast0.47
37172 Djibouti0.47
38173 Gambia0.45
39174 Ethiopia0.45
40175 Mali0.44
41176 Democratic Republic of the Congo0.44
42177 Liberia0.43
43178 Guinea-Bissau0.42
44179 Eritrea0.42
45180 Sierra Leone0.42
46181 Mozambique0.42
46182 South Sudan0.42
48183 Guinea0.41
49184 Burundi0.4
50185 Burkina Faso0.4
51186 Chad0.4
52187 Niger0.35
53188 Central African Republic0.35
* Source: Human Development Report 2011, UNDP

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Last Updated on: January 22nd, 2018