List of provinces and indigenous regions of Panama by Human Development Index

This is a list of provinces (provincias) and indigenous regions (comarcas indígenas) of Panama by Human Development Index as of 2017.[1] Indigenous regions are shown in the table in italics.

Note: the HDI values are calculated using pre-2014 borders, so the newly-established Panamá Oeste Province (which was split from Panamá Province) is not included in the data.

Rank Region HDI (2017) Comparable countries (2017)[2]
Very high human development
1 Bandera de Ciudad de Panamá.svg Panamá 0.820  Oman
High human development
2 Bandera de la Provincia de Colón.svg Colón 0.799  Barbados,  Kazakhstan,  Iran,  Palau
 Panama 0.790  Mauritius
3 Bandera de la Provincia de Chiriquí.svg Chiriquí 0.789  Mauritius
4 Bandera de la Provincia de Herrera.svg Herrera 0.787  Serbia
5 Los Santos 0.781  Antigua and Barbuda,  Georgia
6 Bandera de la Provincia de Coclé.svg Coclé 0.763  Venezuela
7 Bandera de la Provincia de Veraguas.svg Veraguas 0.727  Tonga
8 Bandera de la Provincia de Bocas del Toro.svg Bocas del Toro 0.719  Suriname
Medium human development
9 Bandera de la Provincia de Darién.svg Darién 0.690  Bolivia
10 Emberá-Wounaan 0.612  Bhutan,  Kiribati
11 Bandera de la Comarca Guna Yala.svg Guna Yala 0.580  Angola
12 Bandera de la Comarca Ngäbe-Buglé.svg Ngäbe-Buglé 0.560  Pakistan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Human Development Report 2018 – "Human Development Indices and Indicators"" (PDF). HDRO (Human Development Report Office) United Nations Development Programme. pp. 22–25. Retrieved 5 December 2018.