UN E-Government Index: India Ranks 96th, Denmark Tops

India has jumped 22 places to 96th rank to break into the top 100 of the United Nation’s E-Government Development Index (EGDI) 2018. Denmark, with an index value of 0.9150, topped the 2018 E-Government Development Survey. The E-Government survey is released by the United Nations in every two years. The 2018 edition was titled as ‘Gearing E-Government to Support Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies’.
India, which was ranked 118 in 2014, jumped 11 places to be ranked 96 in 2018. The EGDI is a composite index based on the weighted average of three normalised indices:
1. Telecommunications Infrastructure Index (TII),
2. Human Capital Index (HCI),
3. Online Service Index (OSI).

The Top 6 Countries in the list along with the Score are: 
S.No. Country Index
1. Denmark 0.9150
2. Australia 0.9053
3. Republic of Korea 0.9010
4. The United Kingdom 0.8999
5. Sweden 0.8882
6. Finland 0.8815
Source- The Financial Express


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