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India: Competitiveness - World Economic Forum index (1-7): For that indicator, The World Economic Forum provides data for India from 2006 to 2017. The average value for India during that period was 4.36 points with a minumum of 4.21 points in 2014 and a maximum of 4.59 points in 2017. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: The Global Competitiveness index is composed of 12 pillars of competitiveness. The pillars are organized as followed: Basic requirements (Institutions, Infrastructure, Macroeconomic Stability, Health and Primary Education); Efficiency enhancers (Higher Education and Training, Goods Market Efficiency, Labour Market Efficiency, Financial Market Sophistication, Technological Readiness, Market Size), and Innovation and sophistication factors (Business Sophistication, Innovation).