The Index Simulator

This simulator is for advanced users who have an understanding of the indices and have reviewed their country's ranking in those indices. The Index Simulator allows you to imagine how a change in your country's performance in an index KPI would alter its overall ranking, and to select other countries for comparison.

Country description

Malaysia is an upper middle income country. It has a GDP per capita of around 11.99 Thousand USD (2022) and HDI value of 0.8 (2021)

Index description

The Human Development Index is a summary composite measure of a country's average achievements in three basic aspects of human development: long and healthy life, knowledge and standard of living.

Results for Malaysia


2022 Simulator
projection
Rank 62
Score
0.8Value: 0.802519583068664
Value: 0.802519583068664

Comparison benchmarks
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Top 3 in Income Group
Top 3 in Region
Compare to:
Income Group
Region
KPI Information icon 2022 - Malaysia
Weight Information icon Best Worst Aspirational value Information icon Current Value
plus interface iconHealth
Rank 62 / Score 0.84
Life expectancy at birthInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
85.47 52.53
Worst: Chad 52.53
Best: Hong Kong SAR 85.47
67.86%
74.88Value: 74.8839
plus interface iconEducation
Rank 85 / Score 0.73
Expected years of schoolingInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
21.05 5.54
Worst: South Sudan 5.54
Best: Australia 21.05
50.31%
13.34Value: 13.343
Mean years of schoolingInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
14.09 2.11
Worst: Burkina Faso 2.11
Best: Germany 14.09
71.24%
10.65Value: 10.6451
plus interface iconStandard of living
Rank 54 / Score 0.84
Gross national income (GNI) per capitaInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
146830.00 731.79
Worst: Burundi 731.79
Best: Liechtenstein 146830.00
17.75%
26657.9Value: 26657.9
Index Global Highlights
Global Details
Global Average
0.72 Value: 0.720549776256866
Developed Economies Average
0.91 0.907611328746165
Developing Economies Average
0.68 0.68203884837907
Highest Ranked Country Country Switzerland
Score
0.96 0.962050240093934
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country South Sudan
Score
0.39 0.385143027372316
Global Rank 191
Highest Ranked Developed Country Country Switzerland
Score
0.96 0.962050240093934
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Developed Country Country Bulgaria
Score
0.79 0.794788105826355
Global Rank 68
Highest Ranked Developing Country Country Singapore
Score
0.94 0.938614208301063
Global Rank 12
Lowest Ranked Developing Country Country Niger
Score
0.4 0.400358261815439
Global Rank 189
Arab Region Details Information icon
Arab Average
0.7 0.702877080485466
Arab Diversified Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, State of Palestine
0.71 0.711619607350627
Arab LDC Comoros, Djibouti, Mauritania, Somalia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen
0.53 0.527196826207096
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score
0.91 0.910694418808811
Global Rank 26
Lowest Ranked Country Country Yemen
Score
0.45 0.454899894707403
Global Rank 183
Highest Arab Diversified Country Country Egypt
Score
0.73 0.73087662165244
Global Rank 98
Lowest Arab Diversified Country Country Iraq
Score
0.69 0.686081248270864
Global Rank 121
Highest Arab LDC Country Syrian Arab Republic
Score
0.58 0.576796921616205
Global Rank 150
Lowest Arab LDC Country Yemen
Score
0.45 0.454899894707403
Global Rank 183
Economies per capita
High-Income Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Nauru, Chile, Cyprus, Denmark, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Monaco, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Palau, Panama, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Qatar, Korea, Rep., Romania, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Czech Republic, Hong Kong SAR
0.89 0.885449808765661
Upper-Middle-Income Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, Russian Federation, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Serbia, Kosovo, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Venezuela, South Africa, North Macedonia
0.74 0.743281448108366
Lower-Middle-Income Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Myanmar, Comoros, Congo, Rep., Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eswatini, Ghana, Honduras, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Lesotho, Mauritania, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Moldova, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Ukraine, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Uruguay, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Cote d'Ivoire, State of Palestine
0.63 0.632962080058535
Low Income Afghanistan, Chad, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Korea Dem Rep., Congo, Democratic Rep., Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Haiti, Malawi, Mali, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Niger, Somalia, Rwanda, Togo, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Uganda, Yemen, Central African Republic
0.48 0.483520417932166
Oil Exporting/Importing
Oil Exporting Average Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Chad, China, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Congo, Rep., Congo, Democratic Rep., Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mexico, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Slovak Republic, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yemen
0.75 0.751106625984613
Oil Importing Average Afghanistan, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Croatia, Korea Dem Rep., Myanmar, Nauru, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Haiti, Malawi, Mali, Monaco, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Somalia, Korea, Rep., Moldova, Romania, Rwanda, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Togo, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Uruguay, Czech Republic, Hong Kong SAR, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, South Africa, State of Palestine, North Macedonia
0.7 0.703163958189079
Oil Exporting Best Country Norway
Score
0.96 0.961086365059502
Global Rank 2
Oil Exporting Worst Country South Sudan
Score
0.39 0.385143027372316
Global Rank 191
Oil Importing Best Country Switzerland
Score
0.96 0.962050240093934
Global Rank 1
Oil Importing Worst Country Niger
Score
0.4 0.400358261815439
Global Rank 189
OECD Information icon
OECD Average
0.9 0.903624931383782
OECD Developed Average Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Czech Republic
0.91 0.9110437199192
OECD Developing Average Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Korea, Rep., Turkey
0.83 0.825589011686347
OECD Best Country Switzerland
Score
0.96 0.962050240093934
Global Rank 1
OECD Worst Country Colombia
Score
0.75 0.751818945773194
Global Rank 88
OECD Developed Best Country Switzerland
Score
0.96 0.962050240093934
Global Rank 1
OECD Developed Worst Country Mexico
Score
0.76 0.758265354565421
Global Rank 86
OECD Developing Best Country Korea, Rep.
Score
0.92 0.924743521612197
Global Rank 19
OECD Developing Worst Country Colombia
Score
0.75 0.751818945773194
Global Rank 88
Arab region Information icon
Simple Average
0.7
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score 0.91
Rank 26
Lowest Ranked Country Country Yemen
Score 0.45
Rank 183
AMU Information icon
Simple Average
0.69
Highest Ranked Country Country Algeria
Score 0.75
Rank 91
Lowest Ranked Country Country Mauritania
Score 0.56
Rank 158
East Asia and Pacific Information icon
Simple Average
0.74
Highest Ranked Country Country Australia
Score 0.95
Rank 5
Lowest Ranked Country Country Papua New Guinea
Score 0.56
Rank 157
Europe and Central Asia Information icon
Simple Average
0.86
Highest Ranked Country Country Switzerland
Score 0.96
Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Tajikistan
Score 0.68
Rank 122
Latin America and The Caribbean Information icon
Simple Average
0.74
Highest Ranked Country Country Chile
Score 0.86
Rank 42
Lowest Ranked Country Country Haiti
Score 0.53
Rank 164
North America Information icon
Simple Average
0.93
Highest Ranked Country Country Canada
Score 0.94
Rank 15
Lowest Ranked Country Country United States
Score 0.92
Rank 21
South Asia Information icon
Simple Average
0.65
Highest Ranked Country Country Sri Lanka
Score 0.78
Rank 73
Lowest Ranked Country Country Afghanistan
Score 0.48
Rank 180
Sub-Saharan Africa Information icon
Simple Average
0.55
Highest Ranked Country Country Mauritius
Score 0.8
Rank 63
Lowest Ranked Country Country Chad
Score 0.39
Rank 190
Organization of Islamic Cooperation Information icon
Simple Average
0.65
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score 0.91
Rank 26
Lowest Ranked Country Country Chad
Score 0.39
Rank 190
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