List of Argentine provinces by Human Development Index

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The following table presents a listing of Argentina´s provinces and its autonomous city, ranked in order of their Human Development Index. The last report is from 2013 and covers data from 2012. It is elaborated by the United Nations in conjunction with the Argentine Senate. It is important to note that unlike the UN's Human Development Index where Argentina has an index of 0,860 in 2006, on this report the country has an index of 0,879. This difference is caused because, on the province report, the average family income is used, while on the global report the UN uses the GDP per capita (PPP) to measure the income.[1]

Map showing the HDI of Argentina by provinces (2008).
  Very High (0.800 and over)
  High (0,700–0,799)
  Medium (0.600–0.799)
Ranking Province Capital HDI Population Comparable Country
Very High Human Development
 City of Buenos Aires  City of Buenos Aires 0,908 2,890,151  Iceland
 Tierra del Fuego Ushuaia 0,867 127,205  Greece
 Santa Cruz Río Gallegos 0,839 127,205  Slovakia
 Neuquén Neuquén 0,827 551,266  Poland
 Chubut Rawson 0,822 509,108  Poland
 Córdoba Córdoba 0,820 3,308,876  Poland
 Santa Fe Santa Fe 0,815 3,194,537  Chile
 La Pampa Santa Rosa 0.815 318,951  Chile
 Mendoza Mendoza 0.813 1,738,929  Chile
Argentina Buenos Aires 0.811 40,134,425  Argentina
10º  Buenos Aires Province La Plata 0,802 15,625,084  Croatia
11º  Tucumán San Miguel 0,802 1,475,384  Croatia
12º  La Rioja La Rioja 0,801 333,642  Croatia
High Human Development
13º  Catamarca San Fernando 0,795 367,828  Uruguay
14º  Entre Ríos Paraná 0,795 1,235,994  Uruguay
15º Bandera de la Provincia de San Juan.svg San Juan San Juan 0.793 695,640  Uruguay
16º  Río Negro Viedma 0.791 638,645  Russia
17º  San Luis San Luis 0,788 431,588  Russia
18º  Jujuy San Salvador 0,786 673,307  Russia
19º  Salta Salta 0.784 1,214,441  Russia
20º  Corrientes Corrientes 0.770 992,595  Costa Rica
21º  Santiago del Estero Santiago del Estero 0,759 874,006  Costa Rica
22º  Misiones Posadas 0.756 1,101,593  Costa Rica
23º  Formosa Formosa 0.746 539,883  Dominica
24º  Chaco Resistencia 0.746 1,055,259  Lebanon

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