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Euskadi is among the leading countries in quality of life

Euskadi, a . withHuman Development Index-HDI 0.936stands at a height of 14th place in the country’s rankingAccording to data compiled by eustat implement the system united nations development program (UNDP) published its latest report in 2021/2022 with figures for 2021.

The report published by UNDP in September 2022 states that the world classification of 194 countries ordered according to their living conditionsAs reported by Eustat.

The study gave each of them an HDI (on a scale of 0 to 1) based on life expectancy at birth, expected years of schooling for school-age boys and girls, and average years of schooling for adults aged 25 or older. on) provides. per capita gross national income.

Pandemic pushed down indicators around the world

UNDP is preparing Human Development Index for the first time in 32 years. Global decline in welfare for two consecutive yearsinspired by covid 19 pandemicas highlighted eustat,

Human development has returned to 2016 levelsReversing much of the progress made towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

Shrinkage is practically universal, because More than 90% of countries reported a decline in their HDI levels in 2020 or 2021And more than 40% in both years, a demonstration that the crisis continues for many countries.

Following the same trend, The HDI of the Basque Country fell in 2020, from a value of 0.938 in 2019 to 0.930 . going to, was the cause of this shock decrease in life expectancy (83.9 years in 2019 versus 83.1 years in 2020) and per capita gross income, measured in US dollars (as of 2017), declined from 57,438 in 2019 to 51,954 in 2020.

As a positive aspect, Eustate has pointed out that No setback in education indicatorsBut it improves to a value of 0.936 in 2021, thanks to an 83.7-year recovery of life expectancy and an increase in per capita gross income ($54,791), although without reaching 2019 values, respectively, a year before the pandemic.

Euskadi, one of the most developed societies on the planet

HDI location, with data for 2021 Basque society among the most developed people on the planetat the height of Canada You Behind only Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Hong Kong, Australia, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland, Germany, Netherlands, Finland, Singapore, Belgium and New Zealand, Spain captures 27th place In the UNDP report, K ​​with HDI 0,905. The classification is closed by South Sudan with 0.385.

All indicators improve in the Basque Country after the pandemic

in the period 2010-2021, Improvement of all components of HDI of Basque Country, Life expectancy goes from 82.4 to 83.7 yearsRanked seventh in the rankings, he leads Hong Kong with 85.5 years.

The same happens with respect to expected years Scholarshipwhat Goes from 18.1 to 18.5 years And that also puts Euskadi in first place, especially in twelfth place. In this case, the country with the best indicator (21.1 years) corresponds to Australia.

With regard to the average years of schooling, although they also increased from 10.2 to 11.4 years in the mentioned period, the Basque Autonomous Community overtook the 48 countries led by Germany (14.1 years on average).

Basque’s per capita gross national income increased from 50,877 to $54,791 between 2010 and 2021 Americans (as of 2017), measured in terms of purchasing power parity, rank far from 66,933 in Switzerland and 146,830 in Liechtenstein, the country with the highest per capita income in the world, but ahead of countries such as Australia, Sweden, Germany, Finland, Belgium or New Zealand. , the HDI of all of them is higher than that of the Basque Country.

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