Topics » World   March 14, 2013

Top Five and Bottom Five Countries in U.N. Ratings

#3 United States

3 of 9

#1 Norway#2 Australia#3 United States#4 Netherlands#5 Germany#183 Burkina Faso#184 Chad#185 MozambiqueTied #186 DR Congo and Niger

#3 United States

When the U.N. Development Program factored in internal inequalities in health, education and income, the United States (with a 0.937 Human Development Index in 2013) dropped to No. 16 because of disparities particularly among Latinos and African-Americans.

Here, a migrant worker picks oranges at a grove in Bradenton, Fla., on March 29, 2006.