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

#1 Norway

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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

#1 Norway

As in 2011, Norway again in 2013 made the top of the list with a Human Development Index of 0.955. The CIA World Factbook estimates the country, with a population of 4.7 million, has a per capita GDP of $55,300 compared to $400 in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which ranked lowest.

Here, a Norwegian soccer player maneuvers around a German player during the Women's U19 Tournament match in Spain on March 11, 2013.