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Israel One Of The Best Countries to Live In


The Human Development Index (HDI) is a summary measure of average achievement in key dimensions of human development: a long and healthy life, being knowledgeable and have a decent standard of living. The HDI is the geometric mean of normalized indices for each of the three dimensions.

The health dimension is assessed by life expectancy at birth, the education dimension is measured by mean of years of schooling for adults aged 25 years and more and expected years of schooling for children of school entering age. The standard of living dimension is measured by gross national income per capita.

Human Development Index

1. Norway

2. Ireland

2. Switzerland

4. Hong Kong, China

4. Iceland

6. Germany

7. Sweden

8. Australia

8. Netherlands

10. Denmark

11. Finland

11. Singapore

13. United Kingdom

14. Belgium

14. New Zealand

16. Canada

17. United States

18. Austria

19. Israel

19. Japan

19. Liechtenstein

Source: United Nations Development Programme.