The Global Youth Development Index and Report 2016, released on Friday, presented the rankings and scores for 183 countries, including 49 of the 53 Commonwealth countries.

The countries were ranked according to the prospects for young people in employment and opportunities, education, health, and engagement in the civic sphere and politics.

Nigeria ranked 141th in the global youth development index, 156th in terms of health and well-being, 157th in education, 158th in employment and opportunity, 33rd in civic participation and 47th in political participation.