List of Finnish regions by Human Development Index

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This is a list of NUTS2 statistical regions of Finland by Human Development Index as of 2017.[1]

Rank Region HDI (2017) Comparable countries (2017)[2]
Very high human development
1 Helsinki-Uusimaa 0.936  Germany
 Finland (average) 0.919  United Kingdom
2 West (Central Finland, South Ostrobothnia, Ostrobothnia, Satakunta, Pirkanmaa) 0.914  Belgium
3 South (Southwest Finland, Tavastia Proper, Päijänne Tavastia, Kymenlaakso, South Karelia) 0.909  Japan
4 North & East (Southern Savonia, Northern Savonia, North Karelia, Kainuu, Central Ostrobothnia, North Ostrobothnia, Lapland) 0.907  Austria
5 Åland Islands 0.894  Slovenia


  1. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". Retrieved 13 September 2018.
  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.