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Nepal is scheduled to graduate in 2026.

Reports and resolutions

Nepal was recommended for graduation, having met the human assets and economic and environmental vulnerability thresholds. *Data below is from the 2018 triennial review.  Data for the 2021 review will be published soon.  

Gross national income (GNI) per capita*

Value: $ 745


Inclusion: $ 1,025
Graduation: $ 1,230
Income-only: $ 2,460

Human assets index (HAI)*

Value: 71.2


Inclusion: 62 or below
Graduation: 66 or above

HAI indicators*

Under-five mortality rate
Value: 34.5
Index: 85.2
Source: UN IAG for Child Mortality Estimation
Gross secondary school enrolment ratio
Value: 69.6
Index: 66.2
Source: UNESCO
Percentage of population undernourished
Value: 8.1
Index: 94.8
Source: FAO
Adult literacy rate
Value: 59.6
Index: 46.2
Source: UNESCO
Maternal mortality rate
Value: 258
Index: 78.8
Source: UN IAG for Maternal Mortality

Economic vulnerability index (EVI)*

Value: 28.4


Inclusion: 36 or above
Graduation: 32 or below

EVI indicators*

Value: 28,982,771
Index: 19.0
Source: UN/DESA, Population Division
Share of population in low elevated coastal zones
Value: 0.0
Index: 0.0
Source: CIESIN
Value: 52.2
Index: 52.7
Source: CDP
Instability of exports of goods and services
Value: 11.1
Index: 20.4
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division
Merchandise export concentration
Value: 0.14
Index: 4.6
Source: UNCTAD
Victims of natural disasters
Value: 1.657
Index: 76.4
Source: EM-DAT
Share of agriculture, forestry and fishing in GDP
Value: 32.0
Index: 52.6
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division
Instability of agricultural production
Value: 3.1
Index: 9.8
Source: FAO