List of districts of Bhutan by Human Development Index

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This is a list of districts (dzongkhag) of Bhutan by Human Development Index as of 2018.[1]

Rank District HDI (2018) Comparable countries (2018)[2]
High human development
1 Thimphu 0.750  Ukraine
Medium human development
2 Paro 0.677  Morocco,  Iraq
3 Haa 0.660  Tajikistan,  El Salvador
4 Sarpang 0.644  Timor-Leste,  Namibia
5 Chukha 0.643  Timor-Leste,  Namibia
6 Bumthang 0.624  Kiribati,  Honduras,  Timor-Leste
 Bhutan 0.617  Bangladesh,  Kiribati,  Honduras
7 Punakha 0.617  Bangladesh,  Kiribati,  Honduras
8 Tsirang 0.594  Zambia,  Ghana
9 Samtse 0.587  Myanmar,  Equatorial Guinea
10 Samdrup Jongkhar 0.583  Cambodia,  Myanmar
11 Trongsa 0.582  Cambodia,  Myanmar
12 Pemagatshel 0.580  Kenya,  Cambodia
13 Lhuntse 0.573  Cameroon,  Angola
Dagana 0.573  Cameroon,  Angola
15 Wangdue Phodrang 0.571  Cameroon,  Angola
Zhemgang 0.571  Cameroon,  Angola
Mongar 0.571  Cameroon,  Angola
18 Trashiyangtse 0.558  Solomon Islands,  Pakistan
19 Trashigang 0.550  Syria,  Solomon Islands
Low human development
20 Gasa 0.508  Sudan,  Togo

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 26 November 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 26 November 2018.