Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 18:57
Sri lanka ranked in the 'high development' category of the HDI
Sri lanka is ranked at 73 in the Human Development index 2014.
India is ranked 135th, Pakistan 146th and Nepal 145th are in the 'low development' category, while Sri Lanka is in the 'high development' category.
The Human Development Report covers 187 countries across the world and is published annually by the United Nations Development Programme.
In the current report, the top five countries ranked in terms of the human development index are Norway, Australia, Switzerland, Netherlands and the US.
The bottoms five in this ranking are Niger, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Chad and Sierra Leone.