Russia: Human Development Index (0 - 1): For that indicator, The United Nations provides data for Russia from 1990 to 2015. The average value for Russia during that period was 0.767 points with a minumum of 0.717 points in 2000 and a maximum of 0.804 points in 2015. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The Human Development Index for Russia published by the United Nations is a composite measure including life expectancy, educational attainment, and income level. It aims to measure not only incomes but life quality as well.
Definition: The Human Development Index measures three basic dimensions of human development: long and healthy life, knowledge, and a decent standard of living. Four indicators are used to calculate the index: life expectancy at birth, mean years of schooling, expected years of schooling, and gross national income per capita.