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 2017.[1]

Rank District HDI (2017) Comparable countries (2017)[2]
High human development
1 Thimphu 0.757  Lebanon,  Macedonia
Medium human development
2 Paro 0.681  Iraq
3 Haa 0.666  Morocco
4 Sarpang 0.643  India
5 Chukha 0.632  Micronesia
6 Bumthang 0.619  Honduras
 Bhutan 0.612  Kiribati
7 Punakha 0.612  Kiribati
8 Tsirang 0.592  Ghana
9 Samtse 0.580  Angola
10 Lhuntse 0.576  Myanmar,    Nepal
10 Trongsa 0.576  Myanmar,    Nepal
12 Dagana 0.571    Nepal
12 Pemagatshel 0.571    Nepal
12 Samdrup Jongkhar 0.571    Nepal
15 Wangdue Phodrang 0.570    Nepal
16 Zhemgang 0.568    Nepal,  Pakistan
17 Mongar 0.563  Pakistan
18 Trashiyangtse 0.554  Cameroon
Low human development
19 Trashigang 0.541  Papua New Guinea,  Tanzania
20 Gasa 0.494  Ivory Coast

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.