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GDL Area Database (4.0)

Free Sub-National Development Indicators

133 indicators, 131 countries, 1483 sub-national regions
38.6 million persons, 8.7 million households
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Subnational Human Development Index (SHDI)

1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Papua New Guinea (Asia/Pacific)
Total 0.489 0.496 0.503 0.510 0.517 0.508 0.521 0.531 0.539 0.542 0.542 0.543 0.544 0.545
Autonomous Region of Bougainville 0.520 0.528 0.536 0.544 0.552 0.543 0.557 0.567 0.576 0.579 0.580 0.581 0.582 0.583
Central 0.501 0.508 0.515 0.522 0.529 0.521 0.534 0.544 0.552 0.555 0.556 0.556 0.556 0.556
Chimbu, Simbu 0.497 0.506 0.515 0.524 0.533 0.521 0.536 0.545 0.554 0.556 0.557 0.557 0.557 0.557
East New Britain 0.526 0.534 0.542 0.550 0.558 0.550 0.563 0.573 0.582 0.585 0.586 0.587 0.588 0.589
East Sepik 0.484 0.491 0.498 0.505 0.512 0.502 0.515 0.526 0.534 0.536 0.537 0.538 0.539 0.540
Eastern Highlands 0.456 0.464 0.472 0.480 0.488 0.477 0.491 0.500 0.508 0.510 0.511 0.511 0.511 0.511
Enga 0.429 0.436 0.443 0.450 0.457 0.447 0.460 0.468 0.476 0.477 0.478 0.478 0.478 0.478
Gulf 0.457 0.464 0.471 0.478 0.485 0.477 0.489 0.499 0.506 0.508 0.510 0.510 0.510 0.510
Hela 0.403 0.410 0.417 0.424 0.431 0.421 0.433 0.441 0.449 0.449 0.450 0.451 0.452 0.453
Jiwaka 0.483 0.491 0.499 0.507 0.515 0.503 0.518 0.527 0.536 0.538 0.539 0.539 0.539 0.539
Madang 0.490 0.497 0.504 0.511 0.518 0.510 0.523 0.532 0.541 0.543 0.545 0.545 0.545 0.545
Manus 0.535 0.543 0.551 0.559 0.567 0.559 0.573 0.583 0.591 0.595 0.596 0.597 0.598 0.599
Milne Bay 0.493 0.500 0.507 0.514 0.521 0.513 0.526 0.535 0.543 0.546 0.548 0.548 0.548 0.548
Morobe 0.520 0.528 0.536 0.544 0.552 0.543 0.557 0.566 0.575 0.577 0.579 0.579 0.579 0.579
National Capital District 0.640 0.649 0.658 0.667 0.676 0.668 0.684 0.694 0.703 0.708 0.710 0.711 0.712 0.713
New Ireland 0.520 0.529 0.538 0.547 0.556 0.547 0.560 0.571 0.579 0.583 0.584 0.585 0.586 0.587
Northern, Oro 0.484 0.492 0.500 0.508 0.516 0.507 0.520 0.530 0.538 0.541 0.542 0.542 0.542 0.542
Southern Highlands 0.429 0.436 0.443 0.450 0.457 0.446 0.459 0.468 0.476 0.477 0.478 0.478 0.478 0.478
West New Britain 0.519 0.527 0.535 0.543 0.551 0.542 0.556 0.566 0.574 0.577 0.578 0.579 0.580 0.581
West Sepik, Sandaun 0.465 0.472 0.479 0.486 0.493 0.484 0.497 0.506 0.514 0.516 0.518 0.518 0.518 0.518
Western 0.491 0.499 0.507 0.515 0.523 0.514 0.527 0.537 0.546 0.549 0.550 0.550 0.550 0.550
Western Highlands 0.515 0.523 0.531 0.539 0.547 0.535 0.550 0.560 0.569 0.570 0.572 0.572 0.572 0.572