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Table 1 Human development indicators for Gulf Cooperating Council countries, 2016

From: Work related injuries in Qatar: a framework for prevention and control

  Human development Index (HDI)a Average HDI growth (%) 1990–2015 GDP per capita PPP $ (2015)c Life expectancy at birth (years) Expected years of schooling Under-five mortality rate (per 1000 live births)
Bahrain 0.824 40 44,182 76.7 14.5 6.2
Kuwait 0.8 46 67,113 74.5 13.3 8.6
Oman 0.796 121b 35, 983 77 13.7 11.6
Qatar 0.856 51 135,322 78.3 13.4 8
Saudi Arabia 0.847 77 50,284 74.4 16.1 14.5
United Arab Emirates 0.84 58 66,102 77.1 13.3 6.8
  1. aHuman Development Index integrates life expectancy at birth, mean years of schooling and gross national income per capita
  2. bData available from 2000 to 2015 for Oman
  3. cGross domestic Product (GDP) estimated using the purchasing power parity (PPP)