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Table 7 Selected international and Aboriginal HDI scores, 2001

From: Indigenous well-being in four countries: An application of the UNDP'S Human Development Index to Indigenous Peoples in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States

HDI Rank Country HDI Score
Selected Countries with High Human Development (0.800–1)
1 Norway .944
2 Iceland .942
3 Sweden .941
4 Australia .939
5 Netherlands .938
6 Belgium .937
7 United States .937
8 Canada .937
9 Japan .932
13 United Kingdom .930
16 Austria .929
17 France .925
19 Spain .925
20 New Zealand .917
23 Portugal .896
30 Republic of Korea .879
  U.S. American Indian and Alaska Native .877
32 Czech Republic .861
  Canadian Aboriginal Population .851
34 Argentina .849
42 Costa Rica .831
43 Chile .831
52 Cuba .806
53 Belarus .804
54 Trinidad and Tobago .802
55 Mexico .800
Selected Countries with Medium Human Development (0.500 – 0.799)
73 Saudi Arabia .769
  New Zealand Māori .767
75 Ukraine .766
85 Philippines .751
94 Dominican Republic .737
103 Cape Verde .727
  Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders .724
104 China .721
105 El Salvador .719
120 Egypt .648
Selected Countries with Low Human Development (0. – 0.499)
142 Cameroon 0.499
150 Haiti 0.467
161 Côte d'Ivoire 0.396
  1. Source: UNDP (2003); Authors' Calculations