India: Innovation index

(measure: points; Source: Cornell University, INSEAD, and the WIPO)
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India: Innovations index (0-100), 2011 - 2021:

For that indicator, we provide data for India from 2011 to 2021. The average value for India during that period was 34.97 points with a minimum of 31.7 points in 2015 and a maximum of 36.6 points in 2019. The latest value from 2021 is 36.4 points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 132 countries is 34.30 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The Global Innovation Index capture elements of the national economy that enable innovative activities: (1) Institutions, (2) Human capital and research, (3) Infrastructure, (4) Market sophistication, and (5) Business sophistication. Two output pillars capture actual evidence of innovation outputs: (6) Knowledge and technology outputs and (7) Creative outputs.

Definition: The Global Innovation Index includes two sub-indices: the Innovation Input Sub-Index and the Innovation Output Sub-Index. The first sub-index is based on five pillars: Institutions, Human capital and research, Infrastructure, Market sophistication, and Business sophistication. The second sub-index is based on two pillars: Knowledge and technology outputs and Creative outputs. Each pillar is divided into sub-pillars and each sub-pillar is composed of individual indicators. The full report, data, and documentation are available at global innovation index.
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