List of Nigerian states by Human Development Index

This article presents two lists of Nigerian states by Human Development Index (HDI), including the Federal Capital Territory. The first list from the Radboud University Nijmegen ranks the states by the international HDI-methology. The second list ranks the states by an own methology from the United Nations Development Programme.

List (2018, Radboud University)Edit

Nigerian states by Human Development Index as of 2018, including the Federal Capital Territory. A country with a comparable value in the same year is also listed.[1]

 
Nigerian States HDI as of 2018
  0.651 to 0.700
  0.601 to 0.650
  0.551 to 0.600
  0.501 to 0.550
  0.451 to 0.500
  0.401 to 0.450
  0.351 to 0.400
Rank State HDI (2018) Comparable countries (2018)[2]
Medium human development
1 Lagos 0.673   Kyrgyzstan
2 Ogun 0.662   India
3 Anambra 0.656   Tajikistan
4 Delta 0.655   Tajikistan
5 Imo 0.643   Namibia
6 Bayelsa 0.642   Namibia
Rivers 0.642   Namibia
8 Federal Capital Territory 0.640   Namibia
Abia 0.640   Namibia
10 Enugu 0.634   Timor-Leste
11 Oyo 0.626   Timor-Leste
12 Edo 0.622   Honduras,   Kiribati
13 Ekiti 0.611   São Tomé and Príncipe
14 Cross River 0.609   São Tomé and Príncipe
Osun 0.609   São Tomé and Príncipe
16 Ondo 0.606   Eswatini,   Laos
17 Akwa Ibom 0.604   Laos
18 Benue 0.598   Vanuatu
19 Nasarawa 0.574   Angola
20 Ebonyi 0.567   Cameroon,   Zimbabwe
Kwara 0.567   Cameroon,   Zimbabwe
22 Plateau 0.562   Cameroon,   Zimbabwe
23 Kogi 0.558   Solomon Islands
Low human development
  Nigeria (average) 0.534   Rwanda
24 Kaduna 0.514   Senegal
25 Borno 0.509   Sudan
26 Taraba 0.501   Haiti
27 Kano 0.483   Malawi
28 Adamawa 0.482   Malawi
Niger 0.482   Malawi
30 Katsina 0.454   Democratic Republic of the Congo
31 Bauchi 0.426   Mali
32 Zamfara 0.415   South Sudan
33 Jigawa 0.414   South Sudan
34 Gombe 0.410   South Sudan
35 Yobe 0.365   Niger
36 Kebbi 0.339   Niger
Sokoto 0.339   Niger

List (2016, UNDP)Edit

Nigerian states by Human Development Index as of 2016, including the Federal Capital Territory.[3]

Rank State HDI (2016) Longevity Index Education Index GNI per capita
(in USD)
1 Lagos 0.652 0.459 1.007 7,972
2 Federal Capital Territory 0.629 0.506 0.815 8,174
3 Bayelsa 0.591 0.475 0.926 3,441
4 Akwa Ibom 0.564 0.491 0.905 2,259
5 Ekiti 0.561 0.522 0.894 1,898
6 Delta 0.556 0.459 0.906 2,408
7 Cross River 0.551 0.538 0.857 1,720
8 Ogun 0.549 0.522 0.780 2,297
9 Rivers 0.542 0.427 0.922 2,264
10 Abia 0.541 0.506 0.881 1,629
10 Enugu 0.541 0.506 0.894 1,573
12 Edo 0.530 0.475 0.849 1,798
13 Imo 0.518 0.522 0.916 1,080
14 Osun 0.512 0.506 0.855 1,225
15 Kwara 0.511 0.506 0.697 1,910
  Nigeria 0.511 0.459 0.797 1,756
16 Nasarawa 0.506 0.475 0.786 1,562
17 Ondo 0.500 0.506 0.871 1,031
18 Anambra 0.471 0.443 0.921 860
19 Plateau 0.463 0.411 0.766 1,261
20 Benue 0.462 0.427 0.806 1,053
21 Taraba 0.461 0.427 0.755 1,178
22 Kogi 0.451 0.411 0.857 883
23 Oyo 0.440 0.491 0.683 851
24 Ebonyi 0.434 0.443 0.763 788
25 Adamawa 0.429 0.364 0.661 1,369
26 Kaduna 0.404 0.396 0.642 885
27 Gombe 0.401 0.443 0.492 1,113
28 Niger 0.399 0.475 0.560 772
29 Kebbi 0.382 0.506 0.396 988
30 Jigawa 0.360 0.427 0.431 841
31 Kano 0.359 0.427 0.496 676
32 Zamfara 0.339 0.475 0.424 575
33 Borno 0.328 0.364 0.587 475
34 Yobe 0.325 0.380 0.330 967
35 Bauchi 0.323 0.396 0.415 626
36 Katsina 0.303 0.459 0.440 400
37 Sokoto 0.291 0.475 0.334 448

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Subnational HDI - Global Data Lab". globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2020-02-27.
  2. ^ "Human Development Report 2019 – "Human Development Indices and Indicators"" (PDF). HDRO (Human Development Report Office) United Nations Development Programme. pp. 22–25. Retrieved 27 February 2020.
  3. ^ "National Human Development Report 2018" (PDF).