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India Ranks 59th in ‘Digital Quality of Life Index 2021′;Denmark Tops

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India ranks 59th in world for digital quality of lifeIndia was positioned at an overall rank of 59th among 110 countries in the 3rd edition of ‘Digital Quality of Life Index (DQL) 2021’ prepared by cybersecurity company ‘Surfshark’. This is 2 positions lower than the 57th rank secured by India in the 2020 Index.

i.For the 2nd consecutive time, Denmark topped the ranking, followed by South Korea & Finland in 2nd & 3rd positions.

Top 3 Country:

Country Rank
India 59th
Denmark 1
South Korea 2
Finland 3

Key Points:

i.Ethiopia is the lowest (110) ranked Country.Cambodia ranked at 108th Position & Cameroon ranked at 109th Position .

ii.The Index ranks India at 17th place among the Asian countries and 1st in the South Asian region.

iii.The report evaluates countries’ digital quality based on 5 fundamental principles.

5 Fundamental Digital Well-being pillars measured
Principle  India’s Rank 
Internet Affordability 47th
Internet Quality 67th
Electronic Infrastructure or e-Infrastructure 91st
e-Security 36th (ahead of China-91st rank)
e-Governance 33rd

  • Worst criteria rankings of India- In Mobile Speed India Ranked 109th Rank, India Ranked 95th in Number Of Internet Users, India ranked 84th in Network Readiness Index.
  • Best criteria rankings of IndiaIn Broadband Internet Stability India ranked at 21st, India Ranked 24th in Mobile Affordability; India Ranked 24th in Online Services Index.

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India shares 49th rank along with Thailand, in the ‘2021 Inclusive Internet Index’ by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), where the ranking was topped by Sweden.

About Surfshark:

Founded – 2018
CEO – Vytautas Kaziukonis