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UNDP: Romania got into the group of countries with high human development


Romania is situated 50 out of 188 countries included in the index of Human Development, up by a position against the previous edition, according to a report published on Tuesday by the programme of the United Nations for Development (UNDP).

In the case of Romania, the Human Development Indicator (HDI) is of 0.802, which allows the country to be included in the group of the states with ‘ very big human development’ together with other countries in the region such as Latvia(44th) Hungary (43rd), Slovakia (40th), Poland (36th), Greece (29th) and the Czech Republic (28th).

The first positions in the ranking are occupied by Norway with a score of 0.949, Australia, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Singapore, the Netherlands, Ireland, Islanda and Canada.At the end of the ranking are the Central African Republic, Nigeria, Ciad, Burkina Faso and Burundi.

UNDP measures the nations on the basis of such indicators as life expectancy, level of education and the living standard, using a so-called Human Development Indicator and compared the results of 2015to the ones collected in the first report since 1990. UNDP said that every developing country improved its score in the last 25 years. Similarly, the number of countries included in the group with very big human development increased at 51 from 11 countries, while the number of countries with low human development decreased to 41 out 62 countries.