Global Youth Development Index 2020: India ranks 122nd
The Commonwealth Secretariat in London has released a new Global Youth Development Index 2020 that measures the condition of young people across 181 countries. as per the Index, India has been ranked 122nd place.
- In the Index, Singapore was ranked topmost and followed by Slovenia, Norway, Malta, and Denmark. Chad, the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Afghanistan, and Niger came last respectively.
- Afghanistan, India, Russia, Ethiopia, and Burkina Faso became the top five risers between 2010 and 2018.
How it ranks countries?
- The countries are ranked between 0.00 (lowest) and 1.00 (highest) and the index covers the developments in youth education, employment, health, equality and inclusion, peace and security, and political and civic participation.
- The Index has 27 indicators to show the state of the world’s 1.8 billion people between the age of 15 and 29.
Top five improvers Country List
- Top five improvers including India, Afghanistan, Russia, Ethiopia, and Burkina Faso, and their score on an average by 15.74 per cent.
List of Bottom countries in the index
- Central African Republic,
- South Sudan,
Top 5 Countries in Global Youth Development Index
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