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HDI 2016: Top 5 African Countries To Live In

Caroline Theuri December 08, 2016 at 09:00 am

December 08, 2016 at 09:00 am | Uncategorized

Mauritius, Trou aux Biches, sega dancers. Photo credit: Getty Images

There are five African countries that had the highest Human Development Index (HDI) last year, according to the 2016 African Human Development Report, which measures HDI based on life expectancy, expected years of schooling, and a decent standard of living. Here, Face2Face Africa has compiled a list of these top places to live below. 

 

 

 

5. Tunisia

Tunisia

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Tunisia is a North African country with the fifth the highest HDI . It ranks 96th out of 188 countries and has a life expectancy of 74.8 years. Its citizens attend school for an average of 6.8 years, and as of 2011, Tunisians live on $10.4 cents per day.

4. Libya

Libya

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Libya ranks 94th on the HDI. As the African country with the fourth highest HDI, its life expectancy is 71.6 years and its school attendance rate is 7.3 years. As of 2011, Libyans survive on $15 per day.

3. Algeria

Algeria Camel Race

Algeria Camel Race. Photo credit: Sausd.us

Algeria is the third African country with a high HDI. It is ranked as 83rd out of 188 countries. Algeria’s life expectancy is 75 years, and its citizens are expected to attend school for 7.6 years. As of 2011, Algerians survive on $13.1 per day.

2. Seychelles

Seychelles

Photo credit: Seychelles Weekly

Seychelles‘ HDI ranks 64th out of 188 countries, making it the second African country with the highest HDI. With a life expectancy of 73.1 years, its citizens attend school for 9.4 years. As of 2011, Seychellians survive on $23 per day.

 

  1. Mauritius

    Mauritius

    Mauritius, Trou aux Biches, sega dancers. Photo credit: Getty Images

Out of 188 countries, Mauritius is the 63rd nation with the highest HDI, making it the highest-ranking African nation. It has a life expectancy of 74.4 years, and its citizens are expected to attend school for 8.5 years. As of 2011, Mauritians also survive on $17.5 per day.

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