List of Indian states and territories by Human Development Index
This is a list of Indian states by their respective Human Development Index, as calculated and published by the Indian Human Development Report 2011, which constitutes data from 2007 and 2008. Kerala stands first in Human Development Index among the states in India.
This data is published by a third-party organisation and is not officially endorsed by the United Nations. Thus, it is incompatible with data published by the United Nations due to variations in the calculations and formulas used by both parties.
|Rank||State/Union Territory||HDI (2007-08)|
|High human development|
|Medium human development|
|6||North eastern India (excluding Assam)||0.573|
|10||Jammu and Kashmir||0.529|
|Low human development|
|—||India (national average)||0.467|
Compared with the previous Indian National Human Development Reports and the latest state-level government statistical report, India has significantly improved its HDI in all of its administrative subdivisions:
Very High/High Human Development Index
Medium human development index
Low human development index
Lack of information