Social Progress Imperative
1. Does a country provide for its people’s most essential needs?
2. Are the building blocks in place for individuals and communities to enhance and sustain wellbeing?
3. Is there opportunity for all individuals to reach their full potential?
According to the Social Progress Imperative, India has a population of 1,236,686,732 (2011) and ranks 2nd in the world. However the GDP (PPP) $ 3,341 which ranks 94th. India has achieved good standing in Nutrition and Basic Medical Care.
Social Progress Index of India is 50.24 and is 102nd
India has a score of 54.48 in fulfilling Basic Human Needs and ranks 100th
Foundations of Well-being 56.84, 108th
Opportunity 39.39, 109th
Access to Information and Communications is 39.87
Tolerance and Inclusion is 21.54
Shelter is 39.77
SIP team in twitter tweeted this post:
RT @shipmethis User Friendly Data from Social Progress Imperative, Global Piece Index, Gap Minder 2014 http://t.co/IdDIdK1FvI
— Social Progress (@socprogress) July 22, 2014
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Global Peace Index
Global peace index 2014 is on the run with a caption of "MEASURING PEACE AND ASSESSING COUNTRY RISK". Global Peace Index is calculated by Institute for Economics and Peace. The report specifically says that 500 million people in the world live in countries at risk of instability and conflict and in that 200 million people of them live below the poverty line. The Global peace index analyse peace in 162 countries according to 22 qualitative and quantitative indicators of peace.
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Gap Minder: for a fact based world view
Gap Minder is a non-profit organisation based in Sweden. Hans Rosling is the chairman of the Gapminder Foundation. It offers both an online and offline statistical tool where users can access data in a friendly way. The data is arranged in balloons and many variables are present in the tool. You can download gap minder and learn to get the data for free.
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