India’s Ranking on Different Indexes 2016-17

Dear Aspirants,


Questions on India’s ranking on various indexes is common in Bank & Government exams. Ranks are calculated to have a holistic understanding of the situation of the country. The ranks are calculated after a thorough research is done.

These are carried out by organizations like Neilson, AT Kearney, Ernst & Young, FM Global, Huawei, the World Economic Forum, Insead, the World Bank, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations Conference on Trade And Development (UNCTAD).

The ranks are calculated by ranking various parameters and then the overall value is presented in forms of ranks. For example, the Human Development Index, works on parameters (indicators) like Life Expectancy, Education and GDP. If these parameters are higher, the country would be ranked higher.


Here’s a sample question that you can expect in exams:

  1. What is India’s rank on the FDI Inflows Index?
  2. 4
  3. 29
  4. 10
  5. 13

Solution: C


The following table contains various indices and India’s ranking in them:

India’s Ranking on Various Indexes 2016-17

Index Ranking
Milk Production 1
Consumer Confidence 1
Remittance Index 1
Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness 2
Global Retail Development 2
Oil Consumption 3
Global Slavery 4
Defense Expenditure 4
World’s Most Valuable Nation Brand 7
Foreign Direct Investment Confidence 8
Crony Capitalism 9
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows 10
Nuclear Material Security 21
Logistics Performance 35
Travel & Tourism Competitiveness 40
Global Connectivity Index 43
Intellectual Property 43
FM Global Resilience Index 60
Good Country 61
Global Innovation Index 60
World Risk 77
Corruption Perceptions 79
Global Energy Architecture Performance 87
Global Gender Gap 87
Networked Readiness 91
Global Talent Competitiveness 92
Global Hunger Index 97
World Prosperity 104
Human Capital 105
Sustainable Development Goals 110
World Happiness 122
Ease of Doing Business 130
Human Development Index 131
World Press Freedom 136
Global Peace 141
Environmental Performance 141
Health 143
Economic Freedom 143


Learn the complete list and it could just earn you a brownie point in your next Bank or Government Exam.

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