As per the report by Legatum Prosperity Index 2015 India ranked 99 out of 142 countries on a prosperity index, going up three places from last year(102), but falling behind one spot in a sub-category that measures personal freedom.
Factors considered while making report:
- Economy(including GDP)
- Position in health, Education, safety and security
- personal freedom and social capital
Comparison with neighbouring countries:
- China (52)
- Sri Lanka (61)
- Thailand (48)
- Nepal (89)
- Bangladesh (103)
India’s thorough Ranking in key areas and countries topped:
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- UK visa norms at number one in Europe for ease in entrepreneurship and opportunity indices.
- Bottom countries: Haiti, Afghanistan and Central African Republic.