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Malawi - Human development index (HDI)

0.57 (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 0.57 0.55 %
2016 0.56 0.82 %
2015 0.56 0.52 %
2014 0.56 2.80 %
2012 0.54 3.11 %
2010 0.53 10.61 %
2000 0.47 17.46 %
1990 0.40 9.90 %
1979 0.37 6.27 %
1978 0.35 -5.04 %
1977 0.36 1.50 %
1976 0.36