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List of Canadian provinces and territories by Human Development Index

Map of the provinces and territories of Canada by HDI in 2015.
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Below is a list of Canadian provinces and territories by their Human Development Index, which is a comparative measure of life expectancy, literacy, education, standard of living and overall well-being of the citizens in each province and territory. All Canadian provinces and territories have a very high (greater than 0.800) HDI.[1][2]

Human Development IndexEdit

Rank Province or Territory HDI Comparable Country
New Estimates for

2015[1]

Change

compared to

new 2015

data for 2014[1]

New Estimates

for 2015[1]

Estimates for 2014[2] Change compared to

new 2015 data

for 2014[2]

Comparison

of HDI in 2015[3]

1
 
  Alberta
0.925
0.924
  0.001
  Denmark
  (1)
  Ontario
0.915
  0.010
3
 
  British Columbia
0.921
0.912
  0.009
  Iceland
  Canada
0.920
0.913
  0.007
4
 
  Quebec
0.916
0.910
  0.006
  New Zealand
5
  (1)
  Northwest Territories
0.912
0.907
  0.005
  Liechtenstein
6
  (2)
  Saskatchewan
0.908
0.910
  0.002
  United Kingdom
7
 
  Newfoundland and Labrador
0.903
0.905
  0.002
  Japan
8
 
  Yukon
0.898
0.889
  0.009
  Luxembourg
9
  (1)
  Nova Scotia
0.894
  0.005
  Finland
  (1)
  Manitoba
0.886
  0.008
11
  (1)
  Prince Edward Island
0.890
0.887
  0.003
  Slovenia
12
 
  New Brunswick
0.888
0.882
  0.006
  Italy
13
 
  Nunavut
0.829
0.821
  0.008
  Latvia

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "2017 CSLS Research Report" (PDF). The Human Development Index in Canada. p. 35. Retrieved September 22, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c "2016 CSLS Research Report" (PDF). The Human Development Index in Canada. p. 35. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  3. ^ http://hdr.undp.org/sites/default/files/2016_human_development_report.pdf