Regions That Are Low on Gender & Human Development Index

Updated: Jun 19, 2019

Regions that are low on human development index are also low on gender development specifically for females. Africa Sub Saharan is lowest on both human and gender development index compared to all other World regions, its average HDI rank is 156. This is followed by South Asia region with average HDI rank of 124.4 and then Middle East & North Africa (MENA) with HDI rank of 96.2. Latin America & Caribbean and East Asia & Pacific are also low on gender development. Interact with the Human Development Index here and find out more about Global Gender Development.