Catalog:Australia latest report
Posted on Thursday, January 2014, 1 30:15

According to the report, there were many indicators used to measure development in the past, and YDI focuses on young people aged 15 to 29 and is a document detailing cross-national environmental comparisons. It focuses on five main areas, including education, medical care, employment, civic participation, and political participation.

The YDI report aims to “enhance the status of young people, give them more autonomy for development and competitiveness. At the same time, enable young people to make contributions and gain from an environment of political stability, economic vitality, and a sound legal system. To ensure that they can fully participate in national activities as an active citizen."

The report ranks 170 countries surveyed based on YDI scores, with 0 representing the lowest score and 1 representing the highest score. The results showed that Australia ranked first with a score of 0.86 and is the most suitable country for the development of young people.

The following are the top 10 countries with YDI scores: Australia 0.86, Canada 0.82, South Korea 0.81, Netherlands 0.80, Germany 0.80, New Zealand 0.80, Switzerland 0.80, United States 0.80, Japan 0.79 and Slovenia 0.79.

Source: World Wide Web