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

#5 Germany

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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

#5 Germany

In the 2013 rankings, Germany (with a Human Development Index of 0.920) nudged New Zealand (which got an HDI of 0.919 this year) from the fifth slot -- the only change in this year's top five.