List of administrative units of Pakistan by Human Development Index

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The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic used to rank some area by level of "human development" and separate developed (Very High development), developing (High and Medium development), and underdeveloped (Low development) areas. The statistics is composed from data on life expectancy, education and per-capita GNI (as an indicator of standard of living) collected at the national level.

Administrative units by Human Development Index (international HDI)[edit]

This is a list of administrative units of Pakistan by Human Development Index as of 2019.[1]

Rank Region HDI (2019)[1]
Change from
previous year
Comparable countries[2]

[3]

Medium human development
1  Islamabad 0.677 Increase 0.007  Iraq
2  Azad Kashmir 0.612 Increase 0.007  Laos
3  Gilgit Baltistan 0.592 Increase 0.007  Equatorial Guinea
4  Punjab 0.564 Increase 0.006  Cameroon
 Pakistan (average) 0.558 Increase 0.006  Comoros
Low human development
5  Sindh 0.532 Increase 0.006  Tanzania
6  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 0.527 Increase 0.006  Lesotho
7  Balochistan 0.475 Increase 0.006  Guinea
8  FATA 0.465 Increase 0.006  Yemen

Trends by UNDP reports (international HDI)[edit]

Human Development Index (by UN Method) of Pakistan's Administrative Units since 1990.

Unit [1] HDI 1990 HDI 1995 HDI 2000 HDI 2005 HDI 2010 HDI 2015 HDI 2019
Azad Jammu & Kashmir 0.467 0.502 0.532 0.583 0.606 0.606 0.612
Balochistan 0.382 0.405 0.424 0.459 0.454 0.455 0.475
FATA 0.377 0.398 0.416 0.449 0.464 0.460 0.465
Gilgit-Baltistan 0.424 0.449 0.469 0.505 0.522 0.553 0.592
Islamabad (ICT) 0.508 0.540 0.568 0.619 0.682 0.690 0.677
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 0.395 0.418 0.437 0.472 0.503 0.516 0.527
Punjab 0.391 0.414 0.433 0.469 0.510 0.542 0.564
Sindh 0.388 0.412 0.433 0.472 0.505 0.522 0.532
Pakistan 0.402 0.427 0.448 0.486 0.513 0.536 0.558

Year reached Medium human development by Administrative unit[edit]

Unit [1] Year (Value)
Islamabad (ICT) 1997 (0.551)
Azad Jammu & Kashmir 2002 (0.553)
Gilgit-Baltistan 2015 (0.553)
Punjab 2017 (0.556)

Year reached High human development by Administrative unit[edit]

Unit [1] Year (Value)
Islamabad (ICT) 2012-2013 (0.708-0.701)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Subnational Human Development Index(SHDI)". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 1 June 2021.
  3. ^ "Human Development Report 2019 Overview" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. pp. 22–25. Retrieved 2020-03-08.

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