In 2018, India ranked 75th for "creative outputs" (with a score of 25.36 on 100), which includes intangible assets, creative goods and services, and online creativity.

National Policy for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, 2015

The Switzerland ranked first with a score of 59.38 for "creative outputs". This component for India is marked as a strength by the index. The Global Innovation Index (GII) 2018 provides detailed metrics about the innovation performance of 126 countries which represent 90.8% of the world's population and 96.3% of global GDP.