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World Giving Index, 2019

World Giving Index, 2019

India is ranked 82nd in the 2019 World Giving Index (WGI). The ranking was released by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), an international organization, which aims to promote in transform lives and communities across the world.

Key Points:

  • The survey was conducted by CAF over the past decade, 2009 to 2018. The survey covered 1.3 million people worldwide.
  • USA topped the WGI 2019 list. It is followed by Myanmar, New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, Canada, UK, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia.
  • As per the WGI report, India showed that 34% of people helped a stranger, 24% donated money, and 19% volunteered or donated their time. 
  • India's ranking might not be representing the exact ranking as much of the giving is informal, and the survey might have missed many.
  • The bottom three countries on the list are Yemen, Greece, and China.

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