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Bangladesh moves 2 steps up on Human Development Index (HDI)


  • According to the HDI 2020 for Bangladesh released on 22 Dec, Bangladesh now stands at 133rd position out of 189 countries. 
  • In South Asia it remains on the 5th position out of 8 countries included in the report. 
  • However, the country also improved its ranking by 9 places in the planetary pressure-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • In the 2020 edition of the report, UNDP has added two more elements in the calculation of the HDI.