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Human Development Indices (5.0)

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Sub-national HDI

1990 1991 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
United Kingdom
Total 0.781 0.793 0.807 0.820 0.834 0.846 0.850 0.856 0.861 0.868 0.875 0.878 0.882 0.885 0.893 0.898 0.897 0.899 0.903 0.906 0.913 0.906 0.904 0.921 0.925 0.923 0.924 0.926 0.929 0.932
East Midlands 0.770 0.782 0.796 0.808 0.822 0.834 0.838 0.844 0.848 0.855 0.863 0.867 0.870 0.874 0.882 0.886 0.885 0.887 0.889 0.892 0.899 0.893 0.889 0.907 0.911 0.908 0.909 0.911 0.913 0.917
East of England 0.778 0.790 0.804 0.817 0.830 0.843 0.847 0.853 0.858 0.865 0.872 0.877 0.880 0.884 0.891 0.893 0.892 0.894 0.897 0.900 0.905 0.897 0.897 0.912 0.917 0.914 0.913 0.915 0.916 0.920
London 0.843 0.856 0.872 0.886 0.898 0.911 0.915 0.920 0.925 0.931 0.938 0.940 0.942 0.945 0.948 0.954 0.950 0.950 0.954 0.955 0.957 0.950 0.949 0.965 0.968 0.965 0.968 0.968 0.971 0.976
North East 0.761 0.772 0.786 0.798 0.811 0.823 0.828 0.834 0.839 0.846 0.853 0.858 0.862 0.867 0.871 0.880 0.879 0.879 0.882 0.886 0.893 0.886 0.883 0.896 0.896 0.902 0.901 0.902 0.902 0.904
North West 0.769 0.780 0.794 0.807 0.821 0.833 0.837 0.842 0.847 0.854 0.862 0.864 0.868 0.872 0.880 0.885 0.884 0.887 0.889 0.894 0.900 0.892 0.890 0.906 0.909 0.911 0.911 0.913 0.915 0.919
Northern Ireland 0.760 0.771 0.785 0.797 0.810 0.822 0.826 0.832 0.837 0.845 0.853 0.859 0.863 0.868 0.874 0.881 0.879 0.880 0.883 0.883 0.888 0.880 0.880 0.894 0.892 0.892 0.890 0.891 0.896 0.899
Scotland 0.777 0.789 0.804 0.817 0.827 0.839 0.842 0.848 0.852 0.858 0.864 0.867 0.870 0.872 0.880 0.886 0.885 0.888 0.893 0.899 0.901 0.895 0.891 0.910 0.915 0.914 0.918 0.920 0.922 0.925
South East 0.793 0.805 0.820 0.833 0.847 0.860 0.864 0.870 0.875 0.882 0.889 0.893 0.898 0.900 0.907 0.912 0.910 0.912 0.918 0.920 0.926 0.920 0.918 0.933 0.939 0.936 0.934 0.937 0.940 0.945
South West 0.787 0.799 0.813 0.826 0.840 0.852 0.856 0.862 0.867 0.874 0.880 0.884 0.887 0.891 0.898 0.901 0.901 0.902 0.905 0.907 0.915 0.907 0.905 0.918 0.926 0.922 0.920 0.925 0.925 0.928
Wales 0.758 0.769 0.783 0.796 0.809 0.821 0.824 0.830 0.834 0.841 0.849 0.851 0.857 0.861 0.867 0.871 0.870 0.870 0.874 0.879 0.884 0.879 0.876 0.890 0.892 0.892 0.887 0.894 0.896 0.901
West Midlands 0.769 0.780 0.794 0.807 0.820 0.832 0.836 0.842 0.847 0.854 0.861 0.865 0.869 0.871 0.880 0.882 0.880 0.882 0.885 0.887 0.893 0.888 0.886 0.901 0.907 0.907 0.907 0.910 0.912 0.916
Yorkshire and The Humber 0.771 0.782 0.797 0.809 0.822 0.834 0.839 0.845 0.849 0.857 0.864 0.867 0.870 0.875 0.882 0.885 0.884 0.886 0.889 0.893 0.896 0.889 0.887 0.902 0.906 0.905 0.905 0.907 0.909 0.911