NEW YORK. October 6. KAZINFORM /Aliya Altyngazina/ The UNDP made and released a report for 2009 where ratings of 182 countries on the human development index are outlined. The authors of the report - a group of independent international experts - defined 38 countries with the highest human development index. Norway, Australia, Island, Canada, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden, France, Switzerland and Japan are in the lead. The United State of America took 13 place of the list. Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan are in the category of states with high level of the human development. Armenia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkmenistan, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan were classified as countries with medium level of development. The lowest index of human development is in the Central African Republic, Sierra Leone, Afghanistan, Nigeria.