The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has released the new edition of its global Human Development Index (HDI).
Tunisia has ranked among the 7 countries of the continent with a “high” HDI rate.
Tunisia came in 95th place globally and 4th in Africa after Seychelles (62nd worldwide), Mauritius (65th) and Algeria (85th), while Niger maintains its last place in the ranking, both continentally and globally.
As for Morocco (10th in Africa), it ranked “medium” in human development group with an HDI of 0.667 out of 1. It ranked 125th globally.
The HDI ranking assesses the level of human development in 189 countries based on several data including, among other things, the level of education of the population, health and income.
Norway ranked at the top of the list in the global HDI rankings with 0.953, followed by Switzerland (0.944), Australia (0.939), Ireland (0.938), and Germany (0.936).
Countries ranked at the bottom of the list are Burundi (0.417), Chad (0.404), South Sudan (0.388), the Central African Republic (0.367), and Niger (0.354).