List of Philippine provinces by Human Development Index

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This is a list of provinces of the Philippines, including Metro Manila, in order of their Human Development Index (HDI).

Methodology[edit]

The HDI values are provided by the Human Development Network (HDN) of the Philippines[1] and are correct as of 2008/2009.

Highs and lows[edit]

All provinces and Metro Manila have a medium HDI value (0.500 – 0.799). Metro Manila is approaching a high HDI value (>0.800). Tawi-Tawi has recently progressed from a low HDI value (<0.500).[1]

Provinces[edit]

  Name of Province HDI   Name of Province HDI
1 Metro Manila 0.792 30 Oriental Mindoro 0.678
2 Benguet 0.778 31 Aklan 0.673
3 Rizal 0.773 32 Aurora 0.677
4 Bulacan 0.763 32= Southern Leyte 0.673
4= Cavite 0.763 32= Leyte 0.673
5 Batanes 0.757 33 Davao del Norte 0.671
6 Laguna 0.754 34 Bukidnon 0.669
6= Bataan 0.754 35 Sultan Kudarat 0.664
7= Batangas 0.754 36 Agusan del Norte 0.663
8= La Union 0.753 37 Romblon 0.661
8= Pampanga 0.753 38 Capiz 0.660
Philippines average 0.751 39 Guimaras 0.658
9 Ilocos Norte 0.756 40 Mountain Province 0.651
10 Cebu 0.605 41= Negros Occidental 0.650
11 Zambales 0.721 41= Siquijor 0.650
11= Cagayan 0.721 42 Apayao 0.649
11= Misamis Oriental 0.721 43= North Cotabato 0.647
11= Iloilo 0.721
12 Albay 0.718 43= Northern Samar 0.647
13 Isabela 0.717 43= Antique 0.647
14 Nueva Viscaya 0.716 44 Palawan 0.642
15= Sorsogon 0.714 45 Eastern Samar 0.640
15= Pangasinan 0.714 46 Occidental Mindoro 0.639
16 Nueva Ecija 0.705 47 Western Samar 0.638
17 Ilocos Sur 0.704 48 Camarines Norte 0.637
18 Camarines Sur 0.703 49= Agusan del Sur 0.636
19 Bohol 0.501 49= Zamboanga del Norte 0.636
20 Abra 0.700 50 Davao Oriental 0.635
21 Davao del Sur 0.699 51 Masbate 0.635
22 South Cotabato 0.695 52 Kalinga 0.632
23 Misamis Occidental 0.694 53 Ifugao 0.628
24 Tarlac 0.693 54 Catanduanes 0.627
25 Marinduque 0.692 55 Sarangani 0.606
26= Biliran 0.689 56 Lanao del Sur 0.602
26= Lanao del Norte 0.689 57 Basilan 0.592
27 Quirino 0.688 58 Sulu 0.560
28 Quezon 0.684 59 Maguindanao 0.535
29= Camiguin 0.681 60 Tawi-Tawi 0.500
29= Surigao del Norte 0.681

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