Social Progress Index: Austria Ranked 13th

Lifestyle & TravelHealth ♦ Published: July 25, 2016; 16:08 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austria has been ranked 13th by NGO Social Progress Imperative, in its Social Progress Index ranking. It precedes Japan and Germany and scored many points thanks to renewable energy projects. However, the state reveals shortages with respect to education, tolerance and equal opportunities. Nordic states, such as Finland, Canada and Denmark lead the index.

Social Progress Index: Austria ranked 13th / Picture: © Wikipedia / NuclearVacuum, Spesh531

The Social Progress Index measures the extent to which countries provide for the social and environmental needs of their citizens.

Fifty-four indicators in the areas of basic human needs, foundations of wellbeing, and opportunity to progress show the relative performance of nations.

The index is published by the nonprofit Social Progress Imperative, and is based on the…

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