Reports and Indexes Published by Organisations : for UPSC Prelims exam

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Since 2014 ‘Reports and Indexes‘ became a red hot topic for UPSC Civil Service Preliminary Examination.
In 2014 they asked about ‘ World Economic Outlook’ which is a publication of IMF.
In 2015 they asked about ‘Global Economic Prospects’ report of World Bank
In 2016 questions came about ‘Ease of Doing Business Index’ of World Bank and ‘Global Financial Stability’ Report of IMF

Now every organisation helping UPSC by making many Reports and Indexes . So we can not neglect this topic …
We are trying to help you to make a table of different reports and indexes. Please go through it and revise , we will include some questions in our Steeplechase initiative also. The list will be updated periodically . You can also give us inputs to improve the list , why because
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Sl.NoReport titleOrganisation
1Actions on Air QualityUNEP (United Nations Environment Programme )
2Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms IndexNITI Aayog
3Asian Development OutlookADB (Asian Development bank)
4Change the World List DataFortune
5Ease of Doing BusinessIBRD (World Bank)
6Ease of Living ReportIBRD (World Bank)
7Economic Freedom  IndexHeritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal
8Education Development IndexUNDP(United Nations Development Programme)
9e-government readiness index(EGDI)United Nations Public Administration Programme (UNPAP)
10E-Participation IndexUnited Nations Public Administration Programme (UNPAP)
11Gender Inequality IndexUNDP(United Nations Development Programme)
12Global Assessment ReportUNISDR (United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction)
13Global Competitiveness Index 2016WEF (World Economic Forum)
14Global Competitiveness Report (GCR)WEF (World Economic Forum)
15Global Corruption Report (GCR)Transparency International
16Global Economic Prospect (GEP) reportIBRD (world bank )
17Global education monitoring ReportUNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)
18Global Energy Architecture Performance Index ReportWEF (World Economic Forum)
19Global Environment OutlookUNEP (United Nations Environment Programme )
20Global Environment Performance Index 2016WEF (World Economic Forum)
21Global Financial Stability ReportIMF (International Monetary Fund)
22Global Financial System ReportBIS (Bank for International Settlements)
23Global Gender IndexWEF (World Economic Forum)
24Global Hunger Index reportIFPRI (International Food Policy Research Institute)
25Global Information Technology ReportWEF (World Economic Forum)
26Global Innovation IndexCornell University INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
27Global Innovation IndexIntellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
28Global Money Laundering ReportFATF (Financial Action Task Force)
29Global Report on Trafficking in PersonsUNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime)
30 Global Risks ReportWEF (World Economic Forum)
31Global Slavery ReportWalk Free Foundation ( Australia-based human rights group )
32Global talent competitiveness IndexINSEAD business school in partnership with Adecco Group and the Human Capital Leadership Institute of Singapore
33Global Wage ReportILO (International Labour Organization)
34Global Wind Power Installed Capacity IndexGlobal Wind Power Installed Capacity Index
35Human Capital IndexWEF (World Economic Forum)
36 ICT Development Index (IDI)United Nations International Telecommunication Union
37India State of Forest ReportForest Survey of India
38Industrial Development ReportUNIDO(United Nations Industrial Development Organization)
39Levels and Trends in Child Mortality ReportUN Inter-agency Group
40National Air Quality Indices (AQI)Central Pollution Control Board
41Network Readiness IndexWEF (World Economic Forum)
42Nuclear Technology ReviewIAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency)
43OPEC Monthly Oil Market ReportOPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries )
44Remittance reportIBRD (world bank )
45Report card of Swachh Bharath MissionQuality Council of India
46Report on Regular ResourcesUNICEF (United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund )
47Reports on Counterfeiting and Organized CrimeUNICRI (United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute)
48Safety ReportsICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization)
49School Education Quality Index (SEQI)NITI Aayog
50Southeast Asia Energy OutlookInternational Energy Agency
51State of Global Air 2017 ReportHealth Effects Institute, Boston
52State of world populationUNFPA (United Nations Population Fund)
53Technical Cooperation ReportIAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency)
54The Energy Report & Living Planet ReportWWF (World Wildlife Fund)
55The Global ReportUNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees )
56The Rise of Environmental CrimeUNEP & INTERPOL
57The State of the World’s Children reportsUNICEF (United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund )
58Travel and Tourism Competitiveness ReportWEF (World Economic Forum)
59World Cities ReportUN-Habitat
60World Development ReportIBRD (World Bank)
61World Drug ReportUNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime)
62World Economic OutlookIMF (International Monetary Fund)
63World Employment and Social OutlookILO (International Labour Organization)
64World Energy Outlook (WEO)International Energy Agency
65World Happiness ReportUnited Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network
66World human development reportUNDP
67World Intellectual Property Report (WIPR)WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)
68World Investment ReportUNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development)
69World Logistics Performance IndexWorld Bank
70World of Work ReportILO (International Labour Organization)
71World Oil OutlookOPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries )
72World Power Language IndexWEF (World Economic Forum)
73World Press Freedom IndexReporters Without Borders
74World Risk IndexUnited Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) and Bundnis Entwicklung Hilft in cooperation with the University of Stuttgart in Germany.
75World Social Protection ReportILO (International Labour Organization)
76World Wildlife Crime ReportUNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime)
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  • Dark Horse

    awesome !! this is what I was looking for !!
    thanks team 🙂

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  • Atulesh Jha

    Add Global Slavery Index…

    • CIVILS 360

      Thank you Atulesh ,
      we have updated.. 🙂

  • Atulesh Jha

    add this
    The Global Risks Report by WEF

    • CIVILS 360

      Thanks again Atulesh 🙂

  • Atulesh Jha

    Add this…
    Habitat commitment Index by GLOBAL urban futures project (new york)

  • Atulesh Jha

    Add this
    Climate Change Performance Index :: Germanwatch and Climate Action Network Europe

  • Rohit

    inclusive development index- world economic forum
    add this

  • Atulesh Jha

    Enabling Trade Index … WEF

  • Atulesh Jha

    FDI Regulatory Restrictiveness Index :: OECD

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