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India’s Ranking in Different Indexes 2024, Latest Data

India’s Ranking in Different Indexes 2024 

In 2024, India’s standing in various global indices has sparked substantial discourse among policymakers, researchers, and the public. With a population exceeding 1.3 billion, India holds the position of the world’s second-most populous nation and is progressively asserting itself as a significant global economic player.

This article delves into India’s rankings across diverse indices such as the Henley Passport Index 2024, the Human Development Index, the Ease of Doing Business Index, the Global Innovation Index, among others. It will scrutinize the contributing factors behind India’s performance in these indices and the potential ramifications for the nation’s future growth and development.

Latest Data of India’s Ranking in Different Global Indexes

Index Index released by India’s Rank 1st Rank
Indian Institutional Ranking Framework Education Post, a monthly magazine Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Brand Guardianship Index 2024 Brand Finance 2nd (Mukesh Ambani of Reliance) Huateng Ma of Tencent
FIFA rankings Fédération Internationale de Football Association 117th Argentina
Henley Passport Index Henley & Partners in partnership with IATA 85th France
International IP Index 2024 Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) 42nd USA
Global airports in terms of operational performance (Hyderabad) Aviation analytics firm Cirium 2nd US
Global airports in terms of operational performance (Bengaluru) Aviation analytics firm Cirium 3rd US
Henley Passport Index 2024 International Air Transport Association & Henley & Partners 80th France
MSCI Emerging Markets (EM) index Morgan Stanley Capital International 2nd China
2023 Corruption Perceptions Index Transparency International 93rd Denmark
Global derivatives market World Federation of Exchanges 3rd US
The 2024 Military Strength Ranking Global Firepower 4th US
Avtar & Seramount Most Inclusive Companies Index (MICI) Avtar Group Chennai
States and Union Territories Ranking Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade Ranking Gujarat, Kerala
World Digital Competitiveness Ranking IMD World Competitiveness Center 49th USA
QS World University Rankings Quacquarelli Symonds 220th in the world Toronto
S&P’s Ranking S&P Global Market Intelligence 4th largest insurer Allianz SE (Germany)
Inclusiveness Index Othering and Belonging Institute (OBI) at California 117th New Zealand
QS Asia University Rankings 2024 QS Quacquarelli Symonds Peking University (Mainland China)
Global Mobile Speed Ranking Ookla 47th UAE
Global Innovation Index World Intellectual Property Organization 40th Switzerland
World University Rankings Times Higher Education 4th University of Oxford
Digital Quality of Life Index Surfshark 52nd France
World Trade Statistical Review World Trade Organization 18th
THE Young University Rankings Times Higher Education 77th Singapore
Global Peace Index Institute for Economics & Peace 126th Iceland
WEF’s Energy Transition Index World Economic Forum 67th Sweden
Global Liveability Index Economist Intelligence Unit 46th Vienna
Global Gender Gap Index World Economic Forum 127th Iceland
Global Slavery Index Walk Free Foundation 1st North Korea
Food Safety Index Food Safety and Standards Authority of India 1st Jammu and Kashmir
World Press Freedom Index Reporters Without Borders 161st Norway
Australia’s Highest Civic Distinction World Bank’s LPI 38th Singapore
EASE Reforms Index Department of Financial Services 1st
Global Business Environment Rankings Economist Intelligence Unit 52nd Singapore
Global tech ventures capital investments 2022 Dealroom and London & Partners 4th United States
World’s most criminal 77th Venezuela
FIFA Rankings 101st Argentina
Global Terrorism Index Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) 13th Afghanistan
Electoral Democracy Index 108th
Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2022-23 Global Report Adapting to a “New Normal” Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) and National Entrepreneurship Context 4th UAE
Global Air Quality Index Worldwide Air Quality 2nd
Electricity Market Report 2023 International Energy Agency’s (IEA) China
World Happiness Index 2023 Sustainable Development Solutions Network 136th Finland
Global Minority Report Centre for Policy Analysis (CPA) 1st
The World of Organic Agriculture Statistics & Emerging Trends 2022 Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL & IFOAM – Organics International 3rd Argentina
Global Firepower Report 2023 4th America
World’s Wealthiest Actors World of Statistics Twitter 4th Jerry Seinfeld
Punctuality League 2023 Official Airline Guide’s Database (OAG) 15th Garuda Indonesia
Climate Change Performance Index 2023 RBI governor, Shaktikanta das 5th United States
Largest fish producing countries 3rd China
Services Trade Restrictiveness Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development 47th Japan
ICAO’s Aviation Safety Oversight Regulator DGCA 55th
Global Quality Index Infrastructure Mesopartner and Analytics 5th Germany
Henley Passport Index 2023 Henley & Partners 85th Japan,Singapore
Top performing global airport of 2022 (Haneda Airport) Cirium Aviation Analytics 2nd and 7th Tokyo, Japan
ICAO Aviation Safety Rankings-2022 International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) 48th Singapore
Global Employability University Ranking and Survey (GEURS) Times Higher Education (THE) 13th Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Social Progress Index 2022 Social Progress Imperative 110th Norway
UI GreenMetric World University Rankings 2022 Universitas of Indonesia (UI) 121th Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)
Passport Index 2022 Arton Capital 87th UAE
Cost of Living Index 2022 Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) Tel Aviv (Israel)
Global Food Security (GFS) Index 2022 British weekly The Economist 68th Finland
Henley Passport Index 2023 Henley and Partners 85th Japan
Network Readiness Index 2022 The Portulans Institute 61st United States
Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2023 German-watch along with Climate Action Network (CAN) and New Climate Institute 8th Denmark Ranked Fourth
QS Asia University Ranking 2023 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) 40th (IIT Bombay) Peking University, Beijing
Mercer Global Pension Index 2022 Mercer Consulting 41 Iceland
Public Affairs Index 2022 Director, Public Affairs Center (PAC), G. Gurucharan Haryana
Logistics Performance Index 2022 Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal Andhra Pradesh, Assam, and Gujarat
Times Higher Education Rankings 2023 Times Higher Education (THE) (251-300) The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore University of Oxford
Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2022 Welt Hunger Hilfe (WHH) (Germany) and Concern Worldwide (Ireland) 107th Belarus
Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index (CRII) Oxfam International and Development Finance International (DFI) 123rd Norway
Global Innovation Index 2022 World Intellectual Property Organization 40th Switzerland
Cost of Living City Ranking 2022 Mercer Mumbai – 127th Hong Kong
Global Liveability Index 2022 Economist Intelligence Unit New Delhi – 112th Vienna, Austria
Speedtest Global Index 2022 Network intelligence and connectivity insights 115th Norway and Singapore
Global Skill Index 2022 Coursera 68th Switzerland
World Competitiveness Index 2022 Institute for Management and Development’s (IMD) 37th Denmark
Environmental Performance Index (EPI) 2022 Yale University and Columbia University 180th Denmark
The National e-governance service delivery assessment (NeSDA) Report 2021 Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh Jammu and Kashmir
World Air Power Index 2022 World Directory of Modern Military Aircraft (WDMMA) Indian Air Force (IAF) 3rd Position The United States Air Force(USAF)
Travel and Tourism Development Index World Economic Forum (WEF) 54th Japan
World Press Freedom Index 2022 RSF 150th Norway, Denmark, and Sweden
Farmer Distress Index
Wholesale Price Index for March 2022 Office of Economic Advisor, DPIIT
Global List for ‘On-Time Performance’ Cirium 8th (Chennai International Airport) United State’s Miami Airport
State Energy and Climate Index 2022 NITI Aayog Gujarat
12th Edition of QS World University Subject Rankings 2022 QS Quacquarelli Symonds Indian Institute of Technology(IIT)-Bombay ranked 65th and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)- Delhi ranked 72nd Arts and Humanities of University of Oxford(UK)
Export Preparedness Index 2021 NITI Aayog Gujarat
9th edition of the annual ranking report of The US Green Building Council (USGBC) US Green Building Council (USGBC) 3rd China
International Intellectual Property Index 2022 US Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Centre (GIPC) 43rd United States
Global Investment in Digital Shopping in 2021 London & Partners 2nd United States
SKOCH State of Governance Rankings SKOCH Group Andhra Pradesh
Democracy Index 2021 EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit) 46th Norway
TomTom Traffic Index Ranking 2021 Turkey
Global Digital Skills Index 2022 Salesforce 63rd
Corruption Perceptions Index 2021 Transparency International 85th New Zealand, Finland and Denmark
District Good Governance Index Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) Jammu
Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievement (ARIIA) 2021 IIT Madras
4th State Health Index for 2019–20 NITI Aayog Mizoram
Good Governance Index 2021 Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) Gujarat
Global Unicorn Index 2021 Hurun Research Institute 3rd United States
Global Health Security Index 2021 Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) and the Johns Hopkins Center 66th United States
Lowy Institute Asia Power Index 2021 4th United States
EIU’s Worldwide Cost of Living Index 2021 Tel Aviv, Israel
National Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021 NITI Aayog
1st SDG Urban Index and Dashboard 2021-22 NITI Aayog Shimla
IPF Smart Policing Index 2021 Indian Police Foundation (IPF) Andhra Pradesh
TRACE Bribery Risk Matrix 2021 TRACE International 82nd Denmark
IQAir Air Quality Index Delhi
Global Drug Policy Index Harm Reduction Consortium 18th Norway
LEADS 2021 Index Gujarat
Public Affairs Index (PAI) 2021 Public Affairs Centre (PAC) Kerala
World Justice Project’s (WJP) Rule of Law Index 2021 79th Denmark
Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI) EY’s (Ernst and Young Global Ltd) 3rd US
Digital Quality of Life Index 2021 ‘Surfshark’ 59th Denmark
FSSAI’s 3rd State Food Safety Index Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Mansukh Mandaviya Gujarat
NIRF India Rankings 2021 Union Minister of Education, Dharmendra Pradhan IIT Madras
India Future Unicorn List 2021 Hurun Research Institute 3rd USA
Global Top 20 Dairy Companies List Rabobank 18th (Amul) France
Global Manufacturing Risk Index 2021 Cushman & Wakefield 2nd China
EIU’s Safe Cities Index 2021 Economist Intelligence Unit 48th(New Delhi) Copenhagen
Global 500 Most Valuable Companies list 2021 Hurun Research Institute 9th (Reliance Industries) Apple
Global Crypto Adoption Index 2021 Chainalysis 2nd Vietnam
Financial Inclusion Index Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Transparency Index: Rating of Pollution Control Boards on Public Disclosure Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) Odisha and Telangana
Skytrax World Airport Award Ranking 2021 Skytrax 45th (Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport) Doha, Qatar
Global Youth Development Index Commonwealth Secretariat in London 122nd Singapore
2021 Fortune’s Global 500 List 155th Walmart
Global Startup Ecosystem Index 2021 Startup Blink 20th United States
QS Executive MBA Rankings 2021 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) 39th France’s HEC Paris
15th Global Peace Index 2021 Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) 135th Iceland
World Giving Index 2021 Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) 14th Indonesia
QS World University Rankings 2022 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States
Performance Grading Index (PGI) 2019-20 Department of School Education and Literacy of the Ministry of Education
3rd SDG India Index 2020-21 NITI Aayog Kerala
AIRINC Global 150 Cities Index for financial attractiveness ranking Manama, Bahrain
World University Rankings 2021-22 Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR) 415th Harvard University
World’s 50 Greatest Leaders List 2021 Fortune Magazine New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden
2021 Ranking of Global Retail Power Houses Deloitte Walmart Inc
Global Prime Residential Index Q1 2021 Knight Frank
Chandler Good Government Index Chandler Institute of Governance 49th Finland
3rd edition of Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2021 University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Global Energy Transition Index 2021 World Economic Forum 87th Sweden
Henley Passport Index: Q2 2021 Global Ranking Henley & Partners 84th Japan
Inclusive Internet Index 2021 EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit) 49th Sweden
Ultimate Military Strength Index Defence website Military Direct 4th China
24th edition of the Annual Global CEO Survey PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 5th USA
Economic Freedom Index 2021 US-based think tank named Heritage Foundation 121st Singapore
Asia-Pacific Personalised Health Index Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) 10th Singapore
Global Climate Risk Index 2021 German watch 7th
India Innovation Index 2021 NITI Aayog Karnataka (Top state)
Global Firepower Index 2021 Global Firepower 4th United States
Bloomberg Billionaires Index 2021 Bloomberg News 12th Jeff Bezos
Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) 2020 International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 10th United States
Ease of Living Index 2020 Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri Bengaluru
Nature Index 2020 Artificial Intelligence International Scientific Publishing Company 3rd China
Human Freedom Index 2020 American think tank Cato Institute and Fraser Institute in Canada 111th New Zealand
Human Development Index 2020 UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) 131st Norway
Urban Governance Index Praja Foundation Odisha
Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2020 Adecco Group, INSEAD and Tata Communications 72 Switzerland
8th Global Terrorism Index 2020 Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) 8th Afghanistan
US Air Quality Index US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Lahore
World’s Safest Banks 2020 Global Finances
Asia Power Index 2020 Sydney based Lowy Institute 4th United States
3rd Edition of CRI Index 2020 Oxfam International and Development Finance International 129th Norway
Data Governance Quality Index Development Monitoring and Evaluation Office (DMEO), NITI Aayog
World Risk Index 2020 United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) and Bundnis Entwicklung Hilft and University of Stuttgart, Germany 89th Vanuatu
Smart City Index 2020 Institute for Management Development Hyderabad (85th) Singapore (1st)
The 2020 Military Strength Ranking Global Firepower 4th United States
World Happiness Report 2020 United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) 144th Finland
World Press Freedom Index 2020 Reporters Without Borders 142nd Norway
Global Health Security Index 2019 Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) and Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security 57th United States
Democracy Index 2019 EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit) 51st Norway
World’s 50 Greatest Leaders 2019 Fortune Magazine Bill and Melinda Gates
Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2019 INSEAD 92 Switzerland
Global Peace Index 2019 Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) 140th Iceland
World Air Quality Report 2019 IQAir Ghaziabad
The World’s Billionaires List 2019 Forbes Magazine 13th Mukesh Ambani
Global Hunger Index 2019 Concern Worldwide and Welthungerhilfe 102nd Belarus
Global Competitiveness Index 2019 World Economic Forum 68th Singapore
Sustainable Cities Index 2018 Arcadis Zurich
Global Liveability Index 2018 Economist Intelligence Unit 7th Vienna
Global Manufacturing Risk Index 2018 Cushman & Wakefield 2nd India
Global Innovation Index 2018 Cornell University, INSEAD, and WIPO 57th Switzerland
Global Slavery Index 2018 Walk Free Foundation 1st North Korea
Democracy Index 2018 EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit) 42nd Norway
Urban Governance Index 2018 Janaagraha Pune
Global Gender Gap Index 2018 World Economic Forum 108th Iceland
World Happiness Report 2018 Sustainable Development Solutions Network 133rd Finland
Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2018 INSEAD 81st Switzerland
Global Peace Index 2018 Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) 137th Iceland
Global Corruption Perception Index 2017 Transparency International 79th New Zealand
World’s 50 Greatest Leaders 2017 Fortune Magazine Theo Epstein
Democracy Index 2017 EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit) 42nd Norway
Urban Governance Index 2017 Janaagraha Pune
World Happiness Report 2017 Sustainable Development Solutions Network 122nd India
Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2017 INSEAD 92nd Switzerland
Global Peace Index 2017 Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) 137th Iceland
Global Corruption Perception Index 2016 Transparency International 79th New Zealand
Democracy Index 2016 EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit) 41st Norway
Urban Governance Index 2016 Janaagraha Pune
World Happiness Report 2016 Sustainable Development Solutions Network 118th India
Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2016 INSEAD 89th Switzerland
Global Peace Index 2016 Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) 141st Iceland
Global Corruption Perception Index 2015 Transparency International 76th Denmark
Democracy Index 2015 EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit) 44th Norway
Urban Governance Index 2015 Janaagraha Pune
World Happiness Report 2015 Sustainable Development Solutions Network 117th India
Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2015 INSEAD 89th Switzerland
Global Peace Index 2015 Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) 143rd Iceland

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Index Ranking of India 2024 FAQs

Where does India rank among the most powerful countries in 2024?

As of March, 2024, India ranks 12th in the list of most powerful countries.

In which field India is No 1 in world?

India is the world's largest producer of milk, pulses, and jute, and ranks as the second largest producer of rice, wheat, sugarcane, groundnut, vegetables, fruit, and cotton.

What is the strongest country in the world 2024?

The United States, a dominant global force, maintains its supremacy across technology, finance, and entertainment sectors.

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