Sustainable Asia methodology

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The Sustainable Asia Scorecard methodology consists of 25 quantitative indicators divided between state of inputs (15 indicators) and of outputs (10 indicators). Data are for most recent available year. Universe of countries consists of all the ones defined as part of Asia by the United Nations, totalling 50. The score for each country for each indicator is obtained by percent-ranking that country’s performance against that of all other countries – the better the performance on a given indicator relative to other countries, the higher a country’s score. All 25 indicators are equally weighted. Non-availability of data for specific indicators resulted in a score of zero (0%). To view the full data set, click here.


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