Human Development Data for the Arab States

Inequality-adjusted life expectancy index

The HDI life expectancy index adjusted for inequality in distribution of expected length of life based on data from life tables.

Source: HDRO calculations


Country/Region 2011
Algeria 0.7
Bahrain 0.8
Comoros 0.4
Djibouti 0.4
Egypt 0.7
Iraq 0.6
Jordan 0.7
Kuwait 0.8
Lebanon 0.7
Libya 0.8
Mauritania 0.4
Morocco 0.7
Occupied Palestinian Territory 0.7
Oman 0.8
Qatar 0.9
Saudi Arabia 0.8
Somalia 0.3
Sudan 0.4
Syrian Arab Republic 0.8
Tunisia 0.8
United Arab Emirates 0.8
Yemen 0.5
Arab States 0.7
East Asia & Pacific (developing only) 0.7
Europe & Central Asia (developing only) 0.7
Latin America & Caribbean (developing only) 0.7
Least Developed Countries: UN classification 0.4
OECD Members 0.9
South Asia 0.5
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only) 0.3
World 0.6


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