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

#4 Netherlands

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

#4 Netherlands

The Netherlands (Human Development Index of 0.921) has a population of 16.7 million and a population growth rate of 0.45 percent, estimated the CIA World Factbook, compared to Chad -- ranked fourth from the bottom in 2013 -- which has a population of 11 million and a growth rate of 1.98 percent.