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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]

Human Development IndexEdit

Rank Province or Territory HDI Comparable Country
New 2016

Estimates for

2014[1]

Change

compared to

new 2014

data for 2011[1]

New

Estimates

for 2014[1]

Estimates

for 2011[2]

Change

compared to

new 2014 data

for 2011[1]

Comparison of

HDI in 2014[3]

1
 
  Alberta
0.924
0.917
  0.007
  Denmark
2
 
  Ontario
0.915
0.913
  0.002
  United States
  Canada
0.913
0.908
  0.005
3
  (1)
  British Columbia
0.912
0.910
  0.002
  New Zealand
4
  (1)
  Quebec
0.910
0.903
  0.007
  (2)
  Saskatchewan
0.898
  0.012
6
  (3)
  Northwest Territories
0.907
0.911
  0.004
  Sweden,   United Kingdom
7
 
  Newfoundland and Labrador
0.905
0.894
  0.011
  United Kingdom
8
 
  Yukon
0.889
0.889
 
  Belgium,   France
  (1)
  Nova Scotia
0.886
  0.003
10
  (2)
  Prince Edward Island
0.887
0.877
  0.010
  France
11
  (1)
  Manitoba
0.886
0.885
  0.001
  Austria
12
  (1)
  New Brunswick
0.882
0.882
 
  Finland
13
 
  Nunavut
0.821
0.820
  0.001
  Latvia

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "2016 CSLS Research Report" (PDF). The Human Development Index in Canada. p. 35. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Human Development Index in Canada" (PDF). 
  3. ^ "Human Development Report 2014 Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future for All" (PDF).