According to Human Development Index (HDI) 2022, what is the rank of Pakistan out of 192 countries?
Pakistan Ranking in Human Development Index (HDI) 2022
According to Human Development Index (HDI) 2022, Pakistan ranks 161 out of 192 countries.
As per the United Nations, about 90 per cent of countries see ‘reversals in human development’ According to a report released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Pakistan has fallen seven slots in the Human Development Index (HDI) 2021-2022. The country of Pakistan now in 2022 ranks 161 out of 192 countries.
Other Asian States in HDI 2022
Among all the South Asian nations;
- Afghanistan (180),
- Pakistan (161)
- Nepal (143),
- India (132),
- Bangladesh (129),
- Bhutan (127),
- Maldives (90),
- Iran (76),
- Sri Lanka (73)
Only Pakistan (161st position) and Afghanistan (180th position) are in the low human development category. However, Sri Lanka and the Islamic Republic of Iran are doing very good in HDI 2022 where Sri Lanka ranks on 73rd position and Iran ranks on 76th position while India ranks 132 out of 192 countries and territories in the Human Development Report 2021/2022 released on Thursday (September 8, 2022).
What is Human Development Index (HDI)?
The Human Development Index (HDI) was created to emphasize that people and their capabilities should be the ultimate criteria for assessing the development of a country, not economic growth alone. It is a summary measure of average achievement in key dimensions of human development: a long and healthy life, being knowledgeable and having a decent standard of living. The HDI is the geometric mean of normalized indices for each of the three dimensions.
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