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Costa Rica is sixth in human development within Latin America and number 69 in the world, UN annual report says

Friday, November 4, 2011

The United Nations report on human development this year ranks Costa Rica in sixth place in Latin America and 69th of the 187 countries surveyed.

The report says Costa Rica has experienced a slight but steady growth. In the last three years, Costa Rica's growth has increased from 0.738 to 0.744 (1.000 being the highest score) in its Human Development Index.

The country ranks higher than Venezuela, Peru, Brazil and Ecuador in Latin America. Topping Costa Rica are are Chile, Argentina, Barbados, Uruguay, Cuba and Mexico.

Original source: Inside Costa Rica