Sri Lanka ranked 67 in Social Progress Index


Sri Lanka was ranked 67 out of 146 countries in the Social Progress Index conducted by the US-based Social Progress Imperative Organisation, ahead of the neighbouring countries including India and Pakistan.According to the index, Sri Lanka has scored 68 out of 100 whilst the GDP PPP per capita was marked as $11,417.256.

Sri Lanka was also ranked 83 for basic human needs, 61 for foundations of wellbeing and 72 for the opportunity out of the 146 countries for the said sub-categories noting a standard of ‘performing within expected range.