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Haiti - Social : Human Development, Haiti ranked last in the Caribbean and Latin America
19/12/2020 10:41:43

Haiti - Social : Human Development, Haiti ranked last in the Caribbean and Latin America
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has released its 2019 World Human Development Report in which Haiti is ranked 170th just behind Afghanistan out of 189 countries and territory in the "low human development" category with an index of Human Development (HDI) of 0.510 position that Haiti shares with Sudan. Note that the closer the value is to 1, the higher the country's level of development.

Haiti's HDI in 2019 is lower than the average for countries in the low human development group (0.513) and lower than the average for Latin American and Caribbean countries (0.766), which ranks

Haiti ranks last among Caribbean and Latin American countries with an average HDI of 0.766, and also bottom of the group of low human development countries with an average HDI of 0.513.

Haiti is down one place, the previous year Haiti was ranked 169th out of 189 countries https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-25621-haiti-flash-haiti-backs-5-ranks-in-the-latest-human-development-indexes.html

Haiti in Figures (2019 data) :
Ranking: 170th out of 189
Human Development Index (HDI): 0.510
Life expectancy: 64 years
Expected years of schooling: 9.7 years
Average years of schooling: 5.6 years
Annual Gross National Income per capita: 1,709 US dollars

Dominican Republic in figures (2019 data) :
Ranking: 88th out of 189
Human Development Index (HDI): 0.756
Life expectancy: 74.1 years
Expected years of schooling: 14.2 years
Average years of schooling: 8.1 years
Annual Gross National Income per capita: 17,491 US dollars

To find out more about Haiti in this report download : https://www.haitilibre.com/docs/DH-2020-HTI-EN.pdf

Preliminary report (PDF in French) : https://www.haitilibre.com/docs/hdr_2020_apercu_preliminaire-FR.pdf

Full report (PDF in English) : https://www.haitilibre.com/docs/hdr_2020-EN.pdf

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