News of: Thursday, November 03 2011,
Holland has gone to the third place on the Human Development Index 2011, up from rank 7.
The list is published by the UNDP (the list in a PDF file). Last year, the Netherlands ranked 7, in 2009 place 6, and in 2008 place 9.
The Index is a measure for how pleasant it is to live in a particular country. Amongst the things that are measured are income, health, education level and life expectancy.
The total list consists of 189 countries.
Number 1 on the list has been Norway for many years.
The top 10 in 2011:
4. United States
5. New Zealand
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