Map of French regions and overseas territories by HDI in 2017.
Legend:
  > 0.900
  0.880 - 0.900
  0.860 - 0.880
  0.800 - 0.860
  < 0.800

This is a list of French regions and overseas territories by Human Development Index as of 2021.[1] The regions since 2016 that the pre-2016 regions correspond to or are part of are shown alongside.

Rank Pre-2016 region Region since 2016 HDI (2021)
Very high human development
1  Île-de-France 0.952
2 Rhône-Alpes  Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes 0.919
3 Midi-Pyrénées  Occitanie 0.914
4 Aquitaine  Nouvelle-Aquitaine 0.904
 France 0.903
5  Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 0.902
Alsace  Grand Est
7  Pays de la Loire 0.899
8  Brittany 0.898
9 Languedoc-Roussillon  Occitanie 0.890
10 Auvergne  Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes 0.886
Poitou-Charentes  Nouvelle-Aquitaine
12 Upper Normandy  Normandy 0.884
Nord-Pas-de-Calais  Hauts-de-France
14 Burgundy  Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 0.883
15  Centre-Val de Loire 0.882
16 Franche-Comté  Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 0.879
17 Lorraine  Grand Est 0.878
18 Limousin  Nouvelle-Aquitaine 0.877
Lower Normandy  Normandy
20 Champagne-Ardenne  Grand Est 0.875
21 Picardy  Hauts-de-France 0.867
22  Corsica 0.863
23  Guadeloupe 0.853
24  Martinique 0.848
25  Réunion 0.843
High human development
26  French Guiana 0.793
27  Mayotte 0.781

References

  1. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org.