What is the HDI Rank of India in 2021?

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

HDI stands for Human Development Index. This index is formulated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for a total of 189 countries. It is used to rank countries into four tiers of human development.

Answer: The HDI rank of India for 2021 has not been published yet. However, the HDI rank of India in 2020 was 131 out of 189 nations.

The report is prepared considering life expectancy, per capita income, and education in a country. HDI was developed by Mahbub ul Haq, a Pakistani economist to compute the country’s growth. The parameters that were considered for preparing the Human Development Index (HDI) 2020 report were life expectancy at birth; expected years of schooling for children; average years of schooling for adults; and per capita gross national income.

The data for these are provided by the World Bank, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and the International Monetary Fund. HDI is not determined for 6 UN member states namely Somalia, Tuvalu, North Korea, San Marino, Monaco, and Nauru.


What is the HDI Rank of India in 2021?

The HDI rank of India for 2021 has not been announced yet. HDI is the short form of the Human Development Index and the report is prepared by United Nations Development Programme.

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