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India ranks 62nd in The Inclusive Development Index 2018

India is placed on 62nd rank, behind Nepal (22), China (26), Sri Lanka (40th) and Pakistan (47), in The Inclusive Development Index 2018. 

The Inclusive Development Index (IDI) is an annual assessment of 103 countries’ economic performance that measures how countries perform on eleven dimensions of economic progress in addition to GDP

It has 3 pillars; 
  1. growth and development; 
  2. inclusion and; 
  3. intergenerational equity – sustainable stewardship of natural and financial resources.
It is a World Economic Forum Initiative.

Rankings of some important countries:
  • Norway - 1st 
  • Russia - 19th 
  • Nepal - 22nd
  • China - 26th
  • Brazil - 37th
  • Sri Lanka - 40th 
  • Pakistan - 47th
  • India - 62nd
  • South Africa - 69th





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