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India Ranks 122nd On New Global Youth Development Index

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Published on July 14, 2023, 17:40:59


India, New Global Youth Development Index

The Commonwealth Secretariat in London unveiled a new Global Youth Development Index on Tuesday, which ranks India 122nd out of 181 countries in terms of young people's well-being.
India, along with Afghanistan and Russia, was among the top five risers on the index between 2010 and 2018, improving by 15.74 percent on average across education and employment, according to the triennial rankings of youth development.
The '2020 Global Youth Development Index' says, "The top five risers from 2010 to 2018 were Afghanistan, India, Russia, Ethiopia, and Burkina Faso".
The top five countries were Singapore, Slovenia, Norway, Malta, and Denmark. The last places went to Chad, the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Afghanistan, and Niger.