An index structure consisting of seven dimensions was designed by our team of independent economic, urban development and social-science experts from leading research institutions around the world. Each of these seven dimensions in turn consists of a number of indicators,
and each indicator is made up of a number of sub-indicators. All told, the Index involves seven dimensions, 43 indicators and 74 sub-indicators (download Index for details). In computing the data, the panel also determined the weight that should be given each of the seven dimensions:
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