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Benin - Human development index (HDI)

0.61 (Index, 1=the most developed) in 2017

The HDI is based on the following three indicators: longevity, as measured by life expectancy at birth; educational attainment, as measured by a combination of adult literacy (two-thirds weight) and combined primary, secondary and tertiary enrollment ratios (one-third weight); and standard of living, as measured by real GDP per capita (PPP $). Source : UNDP, Human Development Report.

Date Value Change, %
2017 0.61 0.49 %
2016 0.61 0.72 %
2015 0.61 0.60 %
2014 0.60 3.42 %
2012 0.58 3.35 %
2010 0.56 18.85 %
2000 0.47 14.42 %
1990 0.41 12.30 %
1979 0.37 3.70 %
1978 0.36 0.99 %
1977 0.35 2.42 %
1976 0.34