Top 7 Developed Countries In The World According To Their HDI

The human development index (HDI) measures the length and health, knowledge and standard of living in a particular country. There are many factors that are important in measuring the HDI. They are Years of schooling received by people age 25 years and older on average, expectancy in life and gross national income per capita. Following is the list of top 7 countries ranked as per HDI,

1. Norway

Norway is the highest ranking country under the HDI. Norway is a Scandinavian and has population of 5 million. The capital city is Norway has universal health care and extensive reserves of petroleum, natural gas, minerals etc. They are the 4th highest in per capita income. As a high ranking member of the HDI Norway has access to fast internet, Wi-Fi and good technology.

2. Australia

Austria has a population of 24 million and its capital city is Canberra. It is the 6th largest country in the world. Australia ranks high in health, quality of life, education, civil liberties etc. In Vietnam wifi egg and internet speeds are high and they enjoy a high standard of living.

3. Netherlands

Netherlands has a population of 17 million. The capital is Amsterdam. They are the world 2nd largest exporter of food and agriculture. Netherland enjoys fast internet speeds, Wi-Fi and high standard of living. Netherlands has the largest port in Europe

4. USA
USA is the fourth largest country and has a population of 319 million. The capital of USA is Washington DC. USA is a multi-cultural country and has one of the most powerful military and economy. They enjoy one of the fastest internet and Wi-Fi speeds in the world.

5. New Zealand

New Zealand has a population of 4.4 million. The capital city is wellington. New Zealand is a high income earning country and enjoys high internet speeds, quality of life, education, health etc. New Zealand is also known for their distinct biodiversity as they due to its isolation from the rest of the world.

6. Canada

Canada is the fourth largest country in the world by land area and second largest by total area. Canada has a population of 35 million. The capital is Ottawa. In Canada Wi-Fi speeds, quality of living, government transparency and education are ranked high. In a report from the organization for economic cooperation and development in 2012 Canada is the most educated country in the world.

7. Ireland

Ireland has a population of 4.7 million. The capital of Ireland is Dublin. Ireland has a rich history and is the second most populated island in Europe. Irish culture has made significant impact on the world. Ireland enjoys a high living standard and a stable economy.

The above list is based on the rankings for 2016. As stated there are many factors that affect the rankings and each country has its own unique system and management of its economical and political system of success.