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2009 Human Development report ranks Nigeria 158th out of 182

The 2009 Human Development report has classified Nigeria as having a ‘Medium Human Development’, ranking it 158th out of the 182 countries listed, behind several other African countries like Swaziland, Angola, Madagascar,Kenya,  Sudan, Tanzania, Ghana,Cameroon,Djibouti,Lesotho, and Uganda

 

Norway, Australia,Iceland, and Canada were on top of the list, while Central African Republic, Sierra Leone,Afghanistan, and Niger were in the rear of the Human Development Index released yesterday by the United Nations Development Programme.

 

This year’s report which was focuses on global immigration patterns,  grouped countries into  four categories- high human development,  High human development, Medium human development and low human development.

 

The full statistics for Nigeria is reproduced below:

 

Human Development Report 2009

Nigeria

HDI Rank – 158

 

 

A. Human movement: snapshots and trends

International migrant stocks (thousands), 1960

94.1

 

International migrant stocks (thousands), 1990

447.4

 

International migrant stocks (thousands), 2005

972.1

 

International migrant stocks (thousands), 2010

1,127.7

 

Annual rate of growth in international migrant stocks (%), 1960-2005

5.2

 

International migrants as a percentage of total population, 1960

0.2

 

International migrants as a percentage of total population, 2005

0.7

 

Female share of international migrant stocks (%), 1960

36.2

 

Female share of international migrant stocks (%), 2005

46.5

 

Emigration rate (%), 2000-2002

0.8

 

International movement rate (%), 2000-2002

1.4

 

Internal migrant stocks (thousands), 1990-2005

..

 

Life time internal migration rate (%), 1990-2005

..

 

 

B. International emigrants by area of residence

Proportion of international migrant stocks residing in Africa (%), 2000-2002

62.3

 

Proportion of international migrant stocks residing in Asia (%), 2000-2002

4.4

 

Proportion of international migrant stocks residing in Europe (%), 2000-2002

18.1

 

Proportion of international migrant stocks residing in Latin America and the Caribbean (%), 2000-2002

0.2

 

Proportion of international migrant stocks residing in Northern America (%), 2000-2002

14.8

 

Proportion of international migrant stocks residing in Oceania (%), 2000-2002

0.2

 

Proportion of international migrant stocks residing in countries with very high levels of human development (%), 2000-2002

33.0

 

Proportion of international migrant stocks residing in countries with high levels of human development (%), 2000-2002

2.3

 

Proportion of international migrant stocks residing in countries with medium levels of human development (%), 2000-2002

44.5

 

Proportion of international migrant stocks residing in countries with low levels of human development (%), 2000-2002

20.2

 

Countries’ shares of total stock of migrants in Africa (%), 2000-2002

4.06

 

Countries’ shares of total stock of migrants in Asia (%), 2000-2002

0.09

 

Countries’ shares of total stock of migrants in Europe (%), 2000-2002

0.32

 

Countries’ shares of total stock of migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean (%), 2000-2002

0.04

 

Countries’ shares of total stock of migrants in Northern America (%), 2000-2002

0.38

 

Countries’ shares of total stock of migrants in Oceania (%), 2000-2002

0.04

 

 

C. Education and employment of international migrants in OECD countries (aged 15 years and above)

Stock of international migrants aged 15 years and above in OECD countries (thousands), 2000-2005

261.0

 

Percentage of international migrants aged 15 years and above in OECD countries with less than upper secondary education, 2000-2005

15.5

 

Percentage of international migrants aged 15 years and above in OECD countries with upper secondary or post-secondary non-tertiary education, 2000-2005

28.4

 

Percentage of international migrants aged 15 years and above in OECD countries with tertiary education, 2000-2005

53.1

 

Tertiary emigration rate to OECD countries (%), 2000-2005

..

 

Labour force participation rate of international migrants in OECD countries (%), 2000-2005

75.4

 

Unemployment rate of international migrants in OECD countries (%), 2000-2005

11.2

 

Unemployment rate of international migrants in OECD countries with less than upper secondary education (%), 2000-2005

20.7

 

Unemployment rate of international migrants in OECD countries with upper secondary or post-secondary non-tertiary education (%), 2000-2005

13.9

 

Unemployment rate of international migrants in OECD countries with tertiary education (%), 2000-2005

7.9

 

 

D. Conflict and insecurity induced movement

Refugees by country of origin (thousands), 2007

13.9

 

Refugees by country of origin as a percentage of international emigrants, 2007

1.3

 

Refugees by country of origin as a percentage of world refugees, 2007

0.1

 

People in refugee-like situations by country of origin (thousands), 2007

(.)

 

Asylum seekers by country of origin (thousands), 2007

9.7

 

Internally displaced people (thousands), 2008

..

 

Refugees by country of asylum (thousands), 2007

8.5

 

Refugees by country of asylum as a percentage of international immigrants, 2007

0.9

 

Refugees by country of asylum as a percentage of world refugees, 2007

0.1

 

People in refugee-like situations by country of asylum (thousands), 2007

0

 

Asylum seekers by country of asylum (thousands), 2007

0.7

 

 

E. International financial flows: remittances, official development assistance and foreign direct investment

Remittance inflows (US$ millions), 2007

9,221

 

Remittance outflows (US$ millions), 2007

103

 

Remittance outflows per international migrant (US$), 2007

106

 

ODA per capita (US$), 2007

14

 

Remittance inflows per capita (US$), 2007

62

 

Remittance inflows as a % of ODA, 2007

451.5

 

Remittance inflows as a % of GDP, 2007

6.7

 

Ratio of remittance inflows to FDI, 2007

1.5

 

Percentage of remittance inflows by continent of origin – Africa

15.2

 

Percentage of remittance inflows by continent of origin – Asia

2.0

 

Percentage of remittance inflows by continent of origin – Europe

42.9

 

Percentage of remittance inflows by continent of origin – Latin America and the Caribbean

(.)

 

Percentage of remittance inflows by continent of origin – Northern America

39.5

 

Percentage of remittance inflows by continent of origin – Oceania

0.4

 

 

F. Selected conventions related to human rights and migration (by year of ratification)

Year of ratification of the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families , 2009

..

 

Year of ratification of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, 2009

2001

 

Year of ratification of the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, 2009

1967

 

Year of ratification of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, 2009

1967

 

Year of ratification of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 2009

1993

 

Year of ratification of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 2009

1993

 

Year of ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, 2009

1985

 

Year of ratification of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, 2009

2001

 

Year of ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, 2009

1991

 

 

G. Human development index trends

Human development index trends, 1980

..

 

Human development index trends, 1985

..

 

Human development index trends, 1990

0.438

 

Human development index trends, 1995

0.450

 

Human development index trends, 2000

0.466

 

Human development index trends, 2005

0.499

 

Human development index trends, 2006

0.506

 

Human development index trends, 2007

0.511

 

Revised HDI rank, 2006

157

 

Real change in ranks, 2006-2007

– 1

 

Long-term annual growth rate in HDI (%), 1980-2007

..

 

Medium-term annual growth rate in HDI (%), 1990-2007

0.91

 

Short-term annual growth rate in HDI (%), 2000-2007

1.31

 

 

H. Human development index 2007 and its components

Human development index value, 2007

0.511

 

Life expectancy at birth (years), 2007

47.7

 

Adult literacy rate (% aged 15 and above), 2007

72.0

1

Combined gross enrolment ratio in education (%), 2007

53.0

23

GDP per capita (PPP US$), 2007

1,969

 

Life expectancy index, 2007

0.378

 

Education index, 2007

0.657

 

GDP index, 2007

0.497

 

GDP per capita (PPP US$) rank minus HDI rank, 2007

– 17

 

 

I-1. Human and income poverty

Human poverty index (HPI-1) rank, 2007

114

 

Human Poverty Index (HPI-1) value (%), 2007

36.2

 

Probability at birth of not surviving to age 40 (% of cohort), 2005-2010

37.4

 

Adult illiteracy rate (% aged 15 and above), 1999-2007

28.0

4

Population not using an improved water source (%), 2006

53

 

Children underweight for age (% under age 5), 2000-2006

29

 

Population living below $1.25 a day (%), 2000-2007

64.4

 

Population living below $2 a day (%), 2000-2007

83.9

 

Population living below the national poverty line (%), 2000-2006

34.1

5

HPI-1 rank minus income poverty rank

– 11

 

 

I-2. Human and income poverty: OECD countries

Human poverty index (HPI-2) rank

..

 

Human poverty index (HPI-2) value (%)

..

 

Probability at birth of not surviving to age 60 (% of cohort), 2005-2010

53.6

 

People lacking functional literacy skills (% aged 16-65), 1994-2003

..

 

Long-term unemployment rate (% of labour force), 2007

..

 

Population living below 50% of median income (%), 2000-2005

..

 

HPI-2 rank minus income poverty rank

..

 

 

J. Gender-related development index and its components

GDI rank, 2007

133

 

GDI value, 2007

0.499

 

GDI value as a percentage of HDI value, 2007

97.7

 

Female life expectancy at birth (years), 2007

48.2

 

Male life expectancy at birth (years), 2007

47.2

 

Female adult literacy rate (% aged 15 and above), 1997-2007

64.1

 

Male adult literacy rate (% aged 15 and above), 1997-2007

80.1

 

Female combined gross enrolment ratio (%), 2007

48.1

67

Male combined gross enrolment ratio (%), 2007

57.9

67

Female estimated earned income (PPP US$), 2007

1,163

8

Male estimated earned income (PPP US$), 2007

2,777

8

HDI rank minus GDI rank, 2007

0

 

 

K. Gender empowerment measure and its components

Gender empowerment measure (GEM) rank, 2007

..

 

Gender empowerment measure (GEM) value, 2006

..

 

Seats in parliament (% held by women), 2008

7

 

Legislators, senior officials and managers (% female), 1999-2007

..

 

Professional and technical workers (% female), 1999-2007

..

 

Earned income (estimated), ratio of female to male , 2007

0.42

 

Year women received the right to vote

1958

 

Year women received the right to stand for election

1958

 

Year in which a woman became Speaker or Presiding Officer of parliament or of one of its houses for the first time, as of 2009

2007

 

Women in ministerial positions (% of positions), 2008

23

 

 

L. Demographic trends

Total population (millions), 1990

97.3

 

Total population (millions), 2007

147.7

 

Total population (millions), 2020

193.3

 

Annual rate of natural increase of the population (%), 1990-1995

2.5

 

Annual rate of natural increase of the population (%), 2005-2010

2.4

 

Net international migration rate (%), 1990-1995

(.)

 

Net international migration rate (%), 2005-2010

(.)

 

Urban share of the population (%), 1990

35.3

 

Urban share of the population (%), 1990

49.8

 

Child dependency ratio, 1990

89.2

 

Child dependency ratio, 2010

77.7

 

Old age dependency ratio, 1990

5.7

 

Old age dependency ratio, 2010

5.8

 

Total fertility rate (births per woman), 1990-1995

6.4

 

Total fertility rate (births per woman), 2005-2010

5.3

 

 

M. Economy and inequality

Total GDP (US$ billions), 2007

165.5

 

Total GDP (PPP US$ billions), 2007

291.4

 

GDP per capita (US$), 2007

1,118

 

Annual growth rate of GDP per capita (%), 1990-2007

1.1

 

GDP per capita (PPP US$), year of highest value, 1980-2007

1,969

 

GDP per capita (PPP US$), year of highest value

2007

 

Average annual change in consumer price index (%), 1990-2007

21.3

 

Average annual change in consumer price index (%), 2006-2007

5.4

 

Income/expenditure share of the richest 10% of the population (%), 1992-2007

2.0

9

Income/expenditure share of the richest 10% of the population (%), 1992-2007

32.4

9

Ratio of the richest 10% to the poorest 10%, 1992-2007

16.3

 

Gini index, 1992-2007

42.9

 

 

N. Health and education

Government expenditure on health per capita (PPP US$), 2006

15

 

Government expenditure on health as a percentage of total government expenditure

3.5

 

Public current expenditure on primary education per pupil (PPP US$)

..

 

Public expenditure on education as a percentage of total government expenditure, 2000-2007

..

 

Percentage of total aid allocated to social sectors (gross disbursements), 2007

38.9

 

Percentage of adults with low educational attainment levels (% aged 25 and above)

..

 

Percentage of adults with medium educational attainment levels (% aged 25 and above)

..

 

Percentage of adults with high educational attainment levels (% aged 25 and above)

..

 

Under 5 mortality rate in the highest quintile of wealth (per 1,000 live births)

257

 

Under 5 mortality rate in the highest quintile of wealth (per 1,000 live births)

79

 

Under 5 mortality rate for children of mothers with at least secondary education (per 1,000 live births)

269

 

Under 5 mortality rate for children of mothers with at least secondary education (per 1,000 live births)

107

 

Healthy life expectancy at birth (years), 2007

42

 

Unhealthy life expectancy (%), 2007

12

 

Very high Human Development

  1. Norway
  2. Australia
  3. Iceland
  4. Canada
  5. Ireland
  6. Netherlands
  7. Sweden
  8. France
  9. Switzerland
  10. Japan
  11. Luxembourg
  12. Finland
  13. United States
  14. Austria
  15. Spain
  16. Denmark
  17. Belgium
  18. Italy
  19. Liechtenstein
  20. New Zealand
  21. United Kingdom
  22. Germany
  23. Singapore
  24. Hong Kong, China (SAR)
  25. Greece
  26. Korea (Republic of)
  27. Israel
  28. Andorra
  29. Slovenia
  30. Brunei Darussalam
  31. Kuwait
  32. Cyprus
  33. Qatar
  34. Portugal
  35. United Arab Emirates
  36. Czech Republic
  37. Barbados
  38. Malta

High Human Development

  1. Bahrain
  2. Estonia
  3. Poland
  4. Slovakia
  5. Hungary
  6. Chile
  7. Croatia
  8. Lithuania
  9. Antigua and Barbuda
  10. Latvia
  11. Argentina
  12. Uruguay
  13. Cuba
  14. Bahamas
  15. Mexico
  16. Costa Rica
  17. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
  18. Oman
  19. Seychelles
  20. Venezuela (Bolivarian Rupublic of)
  21. Saudi Arabia
  22. Panama
  23. Bulgaria
  24. Saint Kitts and Nevis
  25. Romania
  26. Trinidad and Tobago
  27. Montenegro
  28. Malaysia
  29. Serbia
  30. Belarus
  31. Saint Lucia
  32. Albania
  33. Russian Federation
  34. Macedonia (the former Yugoslav Republic of)
  35. Dominica
  36. Grenada
  37. Brazil
  38. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  39. Colombia
  40. Peru
  41. Turkey
  42. Ecuador
  43. Mauritius
  44. Kazakhstan
  45. Lebanon

Medium Human Development

  1. Armenia
  2. Ukraine
  3. Azerbaijan
  4. Thailand
  5. Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  6. Georgia
  7. Dominican Republic
  8. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  9. China
  10. Belize
  11. Samoa
  12. Maldives
  13. Jordan
  14. Suriname
  15. Tunisia
  16. Tonga
  17. Jamaica
  18. Paraguay
  19. Sri Lanka
  20. Gabon
  21. Algeria
  22. Philippines
  23. El Salvador
  24. Syrian Arab Republic
  25. Fiji
  26. Turkmenistan
  27. Occupied Palestinian Territories
  28. Indonesia
  29. Honduras
  30. Bolivia
  31. Guyana
  32. Mongolia
  33. Viet Nam
  34. Moldova
  35. Equatorial Guinea
  36. Uzbekistan
  37. Kyrgyzstan
  38. Cape Verde
  39. Guatemala
  40. Egypt
  41. Nicaragua
  42. Botswana
  43. Vanuatu
  44. Tajikistan
  45. Namibia
  46. South Africa
  47. Morocco
  48. São Tomé and Principe
  49. Bhutan
  50. Lao, People’s Dem. Rep.
  51. India
  52. Solomon Islands
  53. Congo
  54. Cambodia
  55. Myanmar
  56. Comoros
  57. Yemen
  58. Pakistan
  59. Swaziland
  60. Angola
  61. Nepal
  62. Madagascar
  63. Bangladesh
  64. Kenya
  65. Papua New Guinea
  66. Haiti
  67. Sudan
  68. Tanzania, U. Rep. of
  69. Ghana
  70. Cameroon
  71. Mauritania
  72. Djibouti
  73. Lesotho
  74. Uganda
  75. Nigeria

Low Human Development

  1. Togo
  2. Malawi
  3. Benin
  4. Timor-Leste
  5. Côte d’Ivoire
  6. Zambia
  7. Eritrea
  8. Senegal
  9. Rwanda
  10. Gambia
  11. Liberia
  12. Guinea
  13. Ethiopia
  14. Mozambique
  15. Guinea-Bissau
  16. Burundi
  17. Chad
  18. Congo (Democratic Republic of the)
  19. Burkina Faso
  20. Mali
  21. Central African Republic
  22. Sierra Leone
  23. Afghanistan
  24. Niger