UN ranks Poland 41st among world's most socially developed countries.

By bne IntelliNews November 5, 2010
Poland has for the first time been ranked among countries with "very high human development" - with the Human Development Index's (HDI) value of 0.795pts it is ranked 41st among 169 countries take into account in Human Development Report 2010 , published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). HDI is a composite index measuring average achievement in three basic dimensions of human development - a long and healthy life, knowledge and a decent standard of living. The ranking's leaders are Norway, Australia and New Zealand. As for New Europe peers, the Czech Republic is ranked 28th, Slovenia is number 29, Slovakia - 31, Estonia - 34, Hungary - 36, while Lithuania, Latvia, Montenegro, Romania, Croatia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Belarus, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine belong to the "high human development" subgroup. tom

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