Ghana has improved its ranking on the Social Progress Index, released last week. Ghana is among countries that have made improvements in the indicators measured by the Index.

India has been ranked 93rd among 128 countries in the world in social progress. The Social Progress Index-2017 classifies India one of the ‘Lower Middle Social Progress’ countries with a score of 58.39. India scores very poorly on environmental quality reveals the global index.

In 1931 Mahatma Gandhi ridiculed the idea that India might have universal primary education “inside of a century”. He was too pessimistic.

Works, energy and education sectors have taken a lion’s share according to 2017/18 budget presented by the finance minister, Matia Kasaija.

The present Statistical Abstract 2016 is the Eighth in the series brought out by this Directorate on the basis of secondary data sources. The uniqueness of Statistical Abstract is that it contains time series data on various socio-economic parameters and serves as an effective quantitative tool for reaching to logical conclusions in the context of planning and public policy making. The present edition of Statistical Abstract is thoroughly improved in terms of coverage and quality.

The Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI) has been releasing its annual publication "National Health Profile (NHP)" on a regular basis since the calendar year 2005. This publication of vital national significance brings out very substantial health information under six major indicators viz, Demographic, Socio-economic, health status, health finance, health infrastructure and human resources for the specified calendar year and much more relevant information required for an efficient public health system in our country.

Reducing poverty and inequality continues to be an important national priority in Namibia.

India has among the lowest female labor force participation rates (LFPRs) in the world. In particular, low female LFPR is a drag on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth and an obstacle towards reaching a higher growth path. Women are also an untapped source of managerial and entrepreneurial skills.

Harare – Zimbabwe has been ranked among the most fragile states in the world - just a few weeks after President Robert Mugabe, 93, insisted that his country was the "most highly developed country i

The 16th edition of the African Economic Outlook highlights the fact that Africa’s economic performance is reflecting the perils of the global economy. The region’s real GDP growth slowed down to 2.2% in 2016, mainly due to the continued fall in commodity prices and weak global economic growth.