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Global Well-being report by Gallup-India fares well and not so well

Jim Clifton | Only 8% Indians are positive about their jobs America is good compared with India or China or Russia. These are really lousy workplaces: Clifton
US research and consultancy services firm Gallup has rated India poorly on it's global well-being index, which includes parameters such as career, social, financial, physical and community well-being. Income, education and employment have emerged as the key concerns among Indians evaluating their lives. 31% Indians classify their lives as 'suffering', 56% 'struggling' and 13% 'thriving'. Global index of suffering, struggling and thriving are 13, 63 and 24 percentages. Denmark tops the list with 74% thriving and only 2% suffering. Cambodia with only 2% thriving and 26% suffering.

In an interview with Mint on Monday, Apr 30, 2012, Jim Clifton, CEO of Gallup Inc. said, "Only 8% of Indian employed are engaged, which means that only 8% of Indian work-force are engaged, positive and thrilled about the…