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 was published by the Indian Government. Note that the 2007-2008 data is unavailable in the newest 2011 India National Human Development Report for the following subdivisions: Chandigarh, Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Daman and Diu, Puducherry, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
|Rank||State/Union Territory||HDI (2007–08)|
|High human development|
|Medium human development|
|6||North eastern India (excluding Assam)||0.573|
|—||India (national average)||0.467|
|10||Jammu and Kashmir||0.529|
|Low human development|
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