The United Nations (UN) Report establishes the ranking of the most and least developed countries in the world through the Human Development Index indicator. For the year 2017, the African countries of Niger, Central African Republic and South Sudan are the least developed countries in the world, according to this criterion. The Human Development Index is based on indicators such as population, health, education, employment, national wealth, average life expectancy, security, economic, social and environmental sustainability, gender differences, quality of human development and the perception of good. -be. Taking into account these data, a value between 0 and 1 is established, which is given to each country, according to each of these parameters. Note for the presence in this list of the least developed countries in the world from several PALOP countries, such as Mozambique, Angola, Guinea-Bissau and São Tomé and Príncipe.
Top 10 of the least developed countries in the world
The list of 10 least developed countries opens with Mozambique, which has a Human Development Index value of 0.437, being the least developed PALOP country.
According to United Nations data, the country ruled by former footballer George Weah is one of the least developed countries in the world with an HDI of 0.435.
Again, an African country in this list of the underdeveloped countries of the World has a value of 0.427 in the Human Development Index.
7th Burkina Faso
A country located in sub-Saharan Africa is one of the underdeveloped countries in the world with the greatest need, resulting in an index of 0.423.
6th Sierra Leone
With an HDI of 0.419, Sierra Leone is one of the least developed countries in the world , which shows that many improvements need to be made in the coming years to leave this ranking.
Another African country to be present in this ranking of the 50 least developed countries in the world , with a value of 0.417 in the Human Development Index.
According to the United Nations, Chad is one of the countries that least guarantees a sufficient quality of life and is therefore one of the underdeveloped countries in the world .
3rd South Sudan
One of the newest countries in the world is one of the least developed countries in the world , registering a value of 0.388 in the Human Development Index (HDI)
2nd Central African Republic
It is one of the countries with the lowest HDI, in this case it has a value of 0.367, and due to the immense needs it has, it is on the podium of the least developed countries in the world .
Niger is the least developed or most underdeveloped country in the World , with a Human Development Index of 0.354.
List of the 50 least developed countries in the world
|Position||Parents||Human development Index|
|2||Central African Republic||0.367|
|14||Democratic Republic of Congo||0.457|
|20||Costa do Marfim||0.492|
|37||Papua New Guinea||0.544|
|47||Sao Tome and Principe||0.589|