Global Indices & India's Ranking in 2021

Global Indices and India’s Rankings represent the country’s performance on indicators that range from social to economic factors along with political indicators as well.

The article mentions the latest India’s ranks in the 26 Global Indices varying from 2019 to March 2021. India’s Rank in Global Indices in 2021 will be updated when the latest international organizations’ reports will be published.

India has got mixed results in the Global Indices Ranking 2019-2021; for example:

  • India’s rank improved by four positions in Global Kids Right Index 2020.
  • India has fallen 10 positions below in the Global Competitive Index 2019 as compared to the 2018 position. Candidates must know that the Global Competitive Index for 2020 has been paused.
  • India has improved in the ranking for Index of Cancer Preparedness 2019 as compared to 2018.

Aspirants preparing for the upcoming Government exams like UPSC, Bank exam, etc. can find this article helpful for the current affairs section.

Aspirants would find this article very helpful while preparing for the IAS Exam.

India’s Global Indices Ranking 2018-2021:- Download PDF Here

An exhaustive list of the various global development indexes for the year 2019-2021 has been compiled below. Candidates writing the UPSC exams in the year 2021 will find this information of immense value.

India’s Global Indices Ranking

India’s Global Rankings 2018-2021

Index International Organization India’s Rank in 2020-21 India’s Rank 2019 India’s Rank in 2018 Country/Region’s at Rank No.1 [Latest]
Global Competitive Index World Economic Forum (WEF) Paused 68th 58th Singapore
Travel & Tourism Competitiveness  World Economic Forum (WEF) Yet to Release 34th 40th Spain
Global Liveability Index  The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Yet to release Delhi at 118

Mumbai at 119

Delhi at 112th

Mumbai at 117th

Vienna – Capital of Austria
Child Well Being Index [National Index] NGO World Vision India + IFMR LEAD N/A N/A N/A Kerala topped the charts in the child well-being index in 2019
Safe Cities Index The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Not Released Mumbai at 45

New Delhi at 52

N/A Tokyo – Capital of Japan
Composite Water Management Index [National Index] NITI Aayog N/A N/A N/A Gujarat performed well among the Non-Himalyan States, while Tripura among the North-Eastern Himalayan States in 2018
State Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index [National Index] Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) N/A N/A N/A Karnataka was ranked 1st in 2019
Asia Power Index Lowy Institute 4th 4th 4th United States
Global Kids Right Index  KidsRights Foundation 113th 117th 116 Iceland
Index of Cancer Preparedness  The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Yet to Release 19th 20th Australia
World Competitive Ranking  International Institute for Management Development (IMD) 43rd 43rd 58th Singapore
Commitment to Reduce Inequality Index Oxfam 129th 147th 147th Denmark
Exclusive Internet Index  The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) 46th 47th N/A Sweden
Global Talent Competitiveness Index  Adecco Group, INSEAD and Tata Communications 72nd 80th 81st Switzerland
NITI Aayog AMFFRI Index [National Index] National Institution for Transforming India i.e. NITI Aayog Not Released N/A N/A Maharashtra topped the first-ever edition of the index in 2019
Global Innovation Index  World Intellectual Property Organization 48th 52nd 57th Switzerland
Health Index of India [National Index] NITI Aayog N/A N/A N/A Kerala ranked 1st in 2019
Henley Passport Index  International Air Transport Association (IATA) 85th 86th 81st Japan and Singapore
Climate Vulnerability Index  IITs, IISC, Bengaluru and the Swiss Development Corporation N/A N/A N/A Assam topped in 2019
QS World University Ranking Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) 172nd [IIT Bomaby] 152nd Position, IIT Bombay 190th Position, IIT Bombay Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States
GlobaI Peace Index  Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) 139th 141 136th Iceland
World Press Freedom Index  Reporters Without Borders 142nd 140th 138th Norway
GDPR Readiness Index CISCO Not Released 6th N/A N/A
Corruption Perception Index  Transparency International 86th 78th 81th New Zealand & Denmark
Bloomberg Innovation Index Bloomberg Business 50th 54th N/A South Korea
Ease of Doing Business World Bank 63rd 77th 126 New Zealand

Aspirants can have a look at 2016 India’s Global Indices data below:

India' Global Ranking - Indices infographic- 2016

India’s Global Indices Ranking 2019:- Download PDF Here

The above details would help candidates prepare for UPSC 2021.

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