Top 20 Most Developed Countries In Africa and Their HDI 2022
What are the most developed African countries?.
The most developed African countries are ranked with respect to each country’s HDI.
HDI stands for Human Development Index, this is basically a metric that is usually used to measure the key dimensions of human development in a particular country.
Other factors that add up to HDI so as to come up with the rank of the most developed African countries include things like;
- The country’s life expectancy
- General health of the people in the country
- The gross national income per capita
- Standards of living in a country
- Technology and infrastructure
- Education etc.
With that being said, below are Africa’s most developed countries as of this year ranked from the 1st to the 20th most developed countries in our continent.
Most Developed African Countries:
These are the most developed countries in Africa by Human Development Index (HDI).
- Seychelles – HDI 0.797
- Mauritius – HDI 0.793
- Algeria – HDI 0.754
- Tunisia – HDI 0.735
- Botswana – HDI 0.717
- Libya – HDI 0.706
- Gabon – HDI 0.702
- South Africa – HDI 0.699
- Egypt – HDI 0.696
- Morocco – HDI 0.667
- Cape Verde – HDI 0.654
- Namibia – HDI 0.647
- Republic of the Congo – HDI 0.606
- Ghana – HDI 0.592
- Equatorial Guinea – HDI 0.591
- Kenya – HDI 0.590
- São Tomé and Príncipe – HDI 0.589
- Swaziland – HDI 0.588
- Zambia – HDI 0.588
- Angola – HDI 0.581
Last year, Seychelles was the leading country in Africa, in the African Infrastructure Development Index (AIDI), with 96.73 points, and this year too, the country is still leading other African countries.
As of this year, these are the top 20 most developed African countries.