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Pakistan down to 150th spot in human development index

Pakistan has gone down one place, from 149 to 150th spot, in the latest human development index (HDI) ranking issued by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

UNDP table on HDI

Giving Pakistan an HDI value of 0.562, the report found that the life expectancy at birth in the country is 66.6 years while expected years of schooling are 8.6. Pakistan’s gross national income (GNI) per capita was said to be $5,311.

Pakistan’s HDI value over the years

Pakistan was ranked among the countries with medium human development.  It is worth mentioning that Pakistan was ranked 149 in the UNDP report of 2016.

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