List of regions of South Korea by Human Development Index

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Map of the South Korean regions by HDI in 2017.
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  0.900 – 0.920
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This is a list of regions of South Korea by Human Development Index as of 2018 with data for the year 2017.[1]

Rank Region HDI (2017) Comparable countries (2017)[2]
Very high human development
1 Seoul Capital Area 0.930  Netherlands,  Denmark
2 South Gyeongsang, Busan, Ulsan 0.915  Belgium,  Liechtenstein
 South Korea (average) 0.903  Israel
3 North Chungcheong, South Chungcheong 0.890  Spain
4 Jeju 0.888  Czech Republic
5 North Jeolla, South Jeolla 0.885  Czech Republic
6 Gangwon 0.881  Italy
7 North Gyeongsang, Daegu 0.837  Hungary

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Subnational HDI - Global Data Lab". globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2019-03-15.
  2. ^ "Human Development Report 2018 – "Human Development Indices and Indicators"" (PDF). HDRO (Human Development Report Office) United Nations Development Programme. pp. 22–25. Retrieved 5 January 2019.