Indian Passport Ranking 2022: Indian passport has seen a significant improvement in its rank compared to 2021 as it now ranks at 83rd, climbing seven places from 90th rank last year. Japan and Singapore passports have again emerged as the most powerful passports in the world while Afghanistan, Pakistan have been ranked as the weakest passport in 2022.
Good Governance state in India 2021: The Good Governance Index 2021 has seen an improved composite score by 20 states, with Uttar Pradesh registering an 8.9% improvement in Good Governance Index indicators from 2019 to 2021. In Good Governance Index 2021, Gujarat under the states and Delhi under UTs have bagged a top spot in the composite ranking. Check full list below.
Foundational Literacy Index 2021: Under Foundational Literacy Index, states have been divided into four categories- large states, small states, Northeast and Union Territories’. The report ‘Index on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy’ will help in establishing an understanding of the overall state of foundational learning across children aged below 10 years.
World's most expensive cities list: Tel Aviv has become the most expensive city in the world, pushing Paris to the joint second spot with Singapore. Check the full list of the top 10 world's most expensive cities.
India's Fertility Rate: The National Family Health Welfare Survey (NFHS-5) has found that the overall Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (CPR) has increased substantially from 54% to 67% at an All-India level. Check the other key findings of the NFHS-5 survey below.
135 districts out of these 266 coal-bearing districts in India will be affected severely due to phasing out of coal, noted the NFI’s report to assess the ‘Socio-economic impacts of coal transition in India’.
The domestic workers in India constitute a significant section of the total employment in the informal sector. However, the data lacks on the magnitude and prevailing employment conditions of the domestic workers.
As per a new report by the research arm of the consultants McKinsey & Co, in both US and China- the world’s biggest economies- more than two-thirds of the wealth is held by the richest 10% of the households and as per the report, their share has been increasing.
‘The Changing Wealth of Nations 2021’, World Bank’s report has found that the wealth increased significantly across the globe between 1995 and 2018 but it has been done by worsening equality and risking future prosperity.