Mongolia ranked 92nd with its human development index

2019-12-11 17:24:50

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. According to the ‘Human Development Index-2019’ released by the United Nations Development Programme, Mongolia has been ranked 92nd among 189 countries.

The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic (composite index) of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development.

In the Human Development Index -2019 under the theme ‘Beyond income, beyond averages, beyond today: Inequalities in human development in the 21st century’, Mongolia has been ranked 107th with its life expectancy, 103rd with its education indicator and 120th with its per capita income indicator.

HDI-2019 was topped by Norway, followed by Switzerland, Ireland, Germany, Hong Kong, Australia, Island, Sweden, Singapore and Netherlands.

The health dimension is assessed by life expectancy at birth, the education dimension is measured by mean of years of schooling for adults aged 25 years and more and expected years of schooling for children of school entering age. The standard of living dimension is measured by gross national income per capita.