Published on: August 12, 2021

GLOBAL YOUTH DEVELOPMENT INDEX 2020

GLOBAL YOUTH DEVELOPMENT INDEX 2020

tantalisingly By : Commonwealth Secretariat

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  • Measures the status of young people among 181 countries across the world
  • Singapore was ranked at the top for the first time.
  • It is followed by Slovenia, Norway, Malta and Denmark.
  • Bottom countries in the index include- Chad, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Afghanistan and Niger.
  • India was ranked at 122nd position
  • Condition of young people has improved worldwide by 3.1 percent in between 2010 and 2018. However, the progress remained slow
  • Positive trajectory of youth development pre-pandemic time, which covid-19 virus could reverse if urgent action is not taken to secure the gain.
  • Top five improvers include- India, Afghanistan, Russia, Ethiopia, and Burkina Faso. They advanced their score on an average by 15.74 per cent.
  • Countries like Libya, Syria, Ukraine, Jordan and Lebanon witnessed greatest decline in youth development in between 2010 and 2018
  • Ranks countries between the score of 0.00 (lowest) and 1.00 (highest) on the basis of developments in youth with respect to education, health, employment, equality & inclusion, political & civic participation, peace and security