A survey carried out by popular networking website LinkedIn revealed that over 44 percent of Indian users say that they are working in their dream career, the Daily Mail reported.
Meanwhile, the UK was languishing at the bottom of the 17 countries surveyed, with only one in five people doing the job that was their childhood aim.
Other English-speaking countries also did relatively poorly, with the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand all scoring less than 30 percent.
The dream job league table:
1. India - 44 percent
2. Indonesia - 42 percent
3. United Arab Emirates - 35.7 percent
4. Germany - 33 percent
5. Brazil - 32 percent
6. Austria - 31 percent
7. Switzerland - 30 percent
8. USA - 29 percent
9. France, Canada, Sweden, South Africa - 28 percent
13. Singapore, Hong Kong - 27 percent
15. Australia - 26 percent
16. New Zealand - 25 percent
17. UK - 21 percent