Jordan Ranks 8th among Arab Countries on Human Development Index

تم نشره في Tue 4 October / Oct 2016. 12:00 AM
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AMMAN — Jordan ranked 80th among 188 world countries and 8th among 22 Arab countries on the Human Development Index (HDI), according to the UN's Human Development report 2015 entitled "Work for human development".

The 2015 Human Development Report (HDR) Work for Human Development examined the intrinsic relationship between work and human development.

In terms of Arab countries, Qatar ranked first and 32 at the international level followed by Saudi Arabia (39) the UAE (41), Bahrain (45), Kuwait (48) Oman (52), Lebanon (67), Jordan (80), Algeria (83), Libya (94), Tunisia (96), Egypt (108), Iraq (121), Morocco (126), Syria (134), Mauritania (156), Comoros, (159), Yemen (160) Sudan (167) Djibouti (168).

Between 1980 and 2014, Jordan’s HDI value increased from 0.595 to 0.748, an increase of 25.8 percent or an average annual increase of about 0.68 percent.

(Petra)

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