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These 2 Asian giants and rivals are the 2 most populous countries in the world, while one has either become or is fast-becoming a superpower, the other has similar ambition. Let us look at how both of these two countries are doing based on indices obtained from the Spectator Index.
China vs India: Head-to-Head Comparison
China: 1.4 billion
India: 1.34 billion
China: $11.9 trillion
India: $2.4 trillion
China: $2060 billion
India: $257 billion
GDP per capita, 2017
GDP growth, 2017
It seems China trumps India on many fronts. However, some may argue that India is a democracy (the largest one in the world) and China is an authoritarian state and that because of this, long term, India should do better. We believe this is subjective and only time will tell whether or not those who are of this view are correct.
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