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India: In-depth PESTLE Insights

India: In-depth PESTLE Insights


This PESTLE country analysis report on India provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.


  • Understand the political system in India through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand the economic situation in India through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
  • Understand customer demographics in India through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
  • Understand the technological landscape in India through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.
  • Understand the legal landscape in India through analysis of the judicial system as well as performance of the legal indicators
  • Understand the environmental landscape in India through analysis of the environmental regulations and the performance of the environmental indicators
  • The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in India, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
  • The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of India 's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.
  • The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.
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  • What is the outlook in India in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
  • How does India perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
  • How does India perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
  • How does India perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?

1.1. Catalyst
1.2. Summary
1.2.1. Key findings
1.2.2. PESTLE highlights
1.2.3. Key fundamentals
2.1. Key facts
2.2. Geographical location
3.1. Summary
3.2. Political analysis
3.2.1. Overview
3.2.2. Current strengths
3.2.3. Current challenges
3.2.4. Future prospects
3.2.5. Future risks
3.3. Economic analysis
3.3.1. Overview
3.3.2. Current strengths
3.3.3. Current challenges
3.3.4. Future prospects
3.3.5. Future risks
3.4. Social Analysis
3.4.1. Overview
3.4.2. Current strengths
3.4.3. Current challenges
3.4.4. Future prospects
3.4.5. Future risks
3.5. Technological Analysis
3.5.1. Overview
3.5.2. Current strengths
3.5.3. Current challenges
3.5.4. Future prospects
3.5.5. Future risks
3.6. Legal Analysis
3.6.1. Overview
3.6.2. Current strengths
3.6.3. Current challenges
3.6.4. Future prospects
3.6.5. Future risks
3.7. Environmental Analysis
3.7.1. Overview
3.7.2. Current strengths
3.7.3. Current challenges
3.7.4. Future prospects
3.7.5. Future risks
4.1. Summary
4.2. Evolution
4.2.1. Pre-1950s
4.2.2. 1950-1990
4.2.3. 1991-2003
4.2.4. 2004 onwards
4.3. Structure and Policies
4.3.1. Key political figures
4.4. Structure and Policies
4.4.1. Structure of the government
4.4.2. Key policies
4.5. Performance
4.5.1. Governance indicators
4.6. Outlook
5.1. Summary
5.2. Evolution
5.2.1. 1947-1990
5.2.2. 1991 onwards
5.3. Structure and Policies
5.3.1. Financial system
5.4. Performance
5.4.1. GDP and growth rate
5.4.2. Fiscal situation
5.4.3. External position
5.4.4. International investment position
5.4.5. Monetary situation
5.4.6. Interest rate
5.4.7. Indian stock markets
5.5. Outlook
6.1. Summary
6.2. Evolution
6.2.1. Family welfare plans
6.2.2. Social security reforms in India
6.3. Structure and Policies
6.3.1. Demographic composition
6.3.2. Education
6.3.3. Healthcare
6.3.4. Social welfare
6.4. Performance
6.4.1. Healthcare
6.4.2. Income distribution
6.4.3. Education
6.4.4. Unemployment
6.5. Outlook
7.1. Summary
7.2. Evolution
7.2.1. Information Technology
7.2.2. Telecommunications
7.3. Structure and Policies
7.3.1. Intellectual property
7.3.2. Research and Development
7.4. Performance
7.5. Outlook
8.1. Summary
8.2. Evolution
8.3. Structure and policies
8.3.1. Judicial system
8.3.2. Relations between the central government and the states
8.3.3. Labor law
8.3.4. Social security
8.3.5. Tax regulations
8.4. Performance
8.4.1. Effectiveness of the legal system
8.5. Outlook
9.1. Summary
9.2. Evolution
9.3. Structure and Policies
9.3.1. Environmental regulations
9.3.2. Environmental actions
9.4. Performance
9.4.1. Environmental impact
9.5. Outlook
10.1. ISO codes of selected countries
10.2. Ask the analyst
10.3. Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: India - Key Fundamentals, 2016-2023f
Table 2: India - Key Facts, 2019
Table 3: Analysis of the Indian Political Landscape
Table 4: Analysis of the Indian Economy
Table 5: Global Workforce (Million), 2018e and 2023f
Table 6: Percentage of Population in the 15 to 64 Age Group, 2018e and 2023f
Table 7: Analysis of the Indian Social System
Table 8: Analysis of the Indian Technological System
Table 9: ATM, POS and Card Statistics
Table 10: Credit and Debit Card Transaction Statistics
Table 11: Analysis of the Indian Legal System
Table 12: Institution and Pendency of Cases in High Courts and Subordinate Courts in 2018
Table 13: Analysis of the Indian Environmental System
Table 14: Fiscal Balance in India
Table 15: Foreign Exchange Reserves in India
Table 16: Mid-Year Population by Age (as a Percentage of the Total Population), 2018e
Table 17: Patents Granted by the USPTO, 2013-2018
List of Figures
Figure 1: Map of India
Figure 2: Market Capitalization of Listed Domestic Companies (as a percentage of GDP), 2017
Figure 3: BSE Sensex 30 Historical Data, March 2014 to March 2019
Figure 4: Employment in Agriculture and Share in Gross Value Addition by the Agriculture Segment, 2001-2018
Figure 5: FDI Restrictiveness Index, 2017
Figure 6: Business Extent of Disclosure Index, 2013-2018
Figure 7: Domestic Credit and Non-Performing Loans, 2011- 2017
Figure 8: Median Age Amongst BRICS Nations, 2018
Figure 9: Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India, 2000-2017
Figure 10: International Tourism Receipt for India, US$ bn, 2000-2017
Figure 11: Total Healthcare Expenditure as a Percentage of GDP, 2017
Figure 12: Adult Literacy Rate (%), 2018
Figure 13: Infant Mortality Rate (per 1,000 Live Births), 2018
Figure 14: Annual Urban Population Growth (%), 2017
Figure 15: Total Expenditure on R&D as a Percentage of GDP, 2017
Figure 16: Indian High-technology Exports as Percentage of Manufactured Exports, 2007-2017
Figure 17: Global Scenario of High-technology Exports as Percentage of Manufactured Exports, 2017
Figure 18: CO2 Emissions per GDP (CO2 ton per US$1,000 at 2010 prices) 2017
Figure 19: India - Key Political Events
Figure 20: India - Key Political Figures
Figure 21: Composition of Indian Parliament after 2014 Elections
Figure 22: India’s Historical GDP Growth (%), 2007-2018e
Figure 23: Real GDP and GDP Growth Rate in India (US$ Tn/%), 2013-2023f
Figure 24: GDP Composition by Sector in India (%), 2018e
Figure 25: Agriculture Output of India (INR Tn/%), 2013-2018e
Figure 26: Industry Output of India (INR Tn/%), 2013-2018e
Figure 27: Services Output of India (INR Tn/%), 2013-2018e
Figure 28: External Trade of India (US$ Bn), 2014-2018e
Figure 29: Consumer Price Index and Consumer Price Index-based Inflation in India, 2013-2023f
Figure 30: Major Religions in India (%)
Figure 31: Healthcare Expenditure in India (US$ Bn/%), 2008-2017
Figure 32: Public Education Expenditure in India (US$ Bn/%), 2007-2016
Figure 33: Unemployment (%), 2013-2023f
Figure 34: Internet Users in India (Mn/%), 2013-2018e
Figure 35: Carbon Dioxide Emissions in India (Mn Tons/%), 2010-2017

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