Norway topped UN human Development Index once more. The country is followed by Australia and Switzerland. On the bottom of the index there are Niger, Central African Republic, Eritrea and Chad.
The report notes Norway has managed to increase income level, while ensuring revenues are relatively evenly distributed. Norway has also succeeded in investing in education and in health. Moreover, Norway has a high level of equality between men and women.
The HDI is an average measure of basic human development achievements in a country. It is a summary measure for assessing long-term progress in three basic dimensions of human development — a long and healthy life, access to knowledge and a decent standard of living.