Social Progress Index

From Data to Impact

The global Social Progress Network consists of partner organizations in business, government and civil society that use the Social Progress Index as a tool to advance social progress. Austria has been included in the beta European Union Regional Social Progress Index. Please contact us (see photo at bottom of this page) if you are interested in supporting the development of a network in this country.

News Section

Check out this deck to see some of the major findings from analysis of performance in 272 regions across the 28 Member States.

11 Oct 2016

The wealth of EU regions is “no guarantee” of social progress; European capital cities do not always deliver better social conditions for citizens than rural areas; and the EU’s new entrants are outperforming old Member States on some measures of social progress. These are the findings of the new EU Regional Social Progress Index, published today by the Social Progress Imperative.

11 Oct 2016

Comparing the like-for-like lived experience of 500 million people, the Index is based on assessments of the things that really matter in people’s lives, like opportunity, basic human needs, health, and access to knowledge and education.

11 Oct 2016