Sri Lanka ranked 65th place (out of 144 countries) in Social Progress Index 2019 with a score of 69.09. SL was in 77th place in 2014. The global average score for Basic Human Needs is 74.4 (SL- 78.66), Foundations of Wellbeing 67.5 (SL-77.52) but under Opportunity dimension, SL is lower than the global average 51.52 (SL- 51.08). Under Opportunity, there are sub-dimensions such as Personal Rights, Personal Freedom, and Choice, Inclusiveness, Access to Advanced Education where Sri Lanka still poor on those areas.
Sri Lanka among the few countries that have largely improved in Social Progress Index over last six years
Global IndexesOct 28, 2019