Country Last Previous
Singapore 84.78 83.48
United States 83.67 85.64
Hong Kong 83.14 82.25
Netherlands 82.39 82.38
Switzerland 82.33 82.59
Japan 82.27 82.47
Germany 81.8 82.84
Sweden 81.25 81.66
United Kingdom 81.2 81.99
Denmark 81.17 80.62
Finland 80.25 80.26
Taiwan 80.24 79.25
South Korea 79.62 78.84
Canada 79.59 79.92
France 78.81 78.01
Australia 78.75 78.85
Norway 78.05 78.16
Luxembourg 77.03 76.63
New Zealand 76.75 77.51
Israel 76.74 76.63
Austria 76.61 76.34
Belgium 76.38 76.61
Spain 75.28 74.2
Ireland 75.12 75.68
United Arab Emirates 75.01 73.37
Iceland 74.72 74.51
Malaysia 74.6 74.38
China 73.9 72.61
Qatar 72.87 71.02
Italy 71.53 70.77
Estonia 70.91 70.75
Czech Republic 70.85 71.18
Chile 70.54 70.26
Portugal 70.45 70.2
Slovenia 70.2 69.62
Saudi Arabia 70.03 67.5
Poland 68.89 68.16
Malta 68.55 68.75
Lithuania 68.35 67.12
Thailand 68.11 67.53
Latvia 66.98 66.25
Slovakia 66.77 66.84
Russia 66.74 65.62
Cyprus 66.39 65.57
Bahrain 65.38 63.63
Kuwait 65.1 62.14
Hungary 65.08 64.31
Mexico 64.95 64.6
Bulgaria 64.9 63.56
Indonesia 64.63 64.94
Romania 64.36 63.46
Mauritius 64.27 63.74
Oman 63.61 64.4
Uruguay 63.47 62.69
Kazakhstan 62.94 61.8
Brunei 62.76 61.43
Colombia 62.73 61.63
Azerbaijan 62.72 60.04
Greece 62.58 62.1
South Africa 62.44 60.76
Turkey 62.14 61.6
Costa Rica 62.01 62.14
Croatia 61.94 60.11
Philippines 61.87 62.13
Peru 61.66 61.26
Panama 61.64 61.03
Vietnam 61.54 58.05
India 61.36 62.02
Armenia 61.28 59.86
Jordan 60.94 59.29
Brazil 60.93 59.51
Serbia 60.85 60.88
Montenegro 60.82 59.62
Georgia 60.61 60.88
Morocco 60.01 58.49
Seychelles 59.6 58.5
Barbados 58.9 4.19
Dominican Republic 58.31 57.38
Trinidad and Tobago 58.3 57.88
Jamaica 58.25 57.88
Albania 57.61 58.1
Macedonia 57.33 56.62
Argentina 57.2 57.49
Sri Lanka 57.11 56
Ukraine 56.99 57.03
Moldova 56.75 55.53
Tunisia 56.41 55.6
Lebanon 56.29 57.72
Algeria 56.25 53.75
Ecuador 55.74 55.85
Botswana 55.49 54.54
Bosnia and Herzegovina 54.73 54.16
Egypt 54.54 53.59
Namibia 54.46 52.67
Kenya 54.14 53.67
Kyrgyzstan 54 53.02
Paraguay 53.63 53.38
Guatemala 53.52 53.36
Iran 52.97 54.85
Rwanda 52.82 50.94
Honduras 52.63 52.46
Mongolia 52.61 52.74
El Salvador 52.57 52.82
Tajikistan 52.4 52.18
Bangladesh 52.12 52.08
Cambodia 52.08 50.19
Bolivia 51.8 51.4
Nepal 51.57 50.79
Nicaragua 51.52 51.5
Pakistan 51.36 51.08
Ghana 51.2 51.33
Cape Verde 50.83 50.19
Laos 50.1 49.27
Senegal 49.69 49.03
Uganda 48.94 46.8
Nigeria 48.33 47.53
Tanzania 48.19 47.21
Ivory Coast 48.15 47.57
Gabon 47.46 3.79
Zambia 46.51 46.05
Swaziland 46.43 3.35
Guinea 46.13 43.23
Cameroon 46.02 45.1
Gambia 45.92 45.45
Benin 45.82 44.4
Ethiopia 44.37 44.45
Zimbabwe 44.24 42.61
Malawi 43.7 42.44
Mali 43.59 43.63
Burkina Faso 43.42 43.9
Lesotho 42.9 42.32
Madagascar 42.86 3.4
Venezuela 41.83 43.17
Mauritania 40.92 40.77
Liberia 40.55 39.92
Burundi 40.25 37.53
Sierra Leone 38.8 38.74
Angola 38.11 37.06
Mozambique 38.08 39.75
Haiti 36.34 36.45
Congo 36.14 38.24
Yemen 35.5 36.4
Chad 35.08 35.52
Bhutan 4.1 3.87


The Global Competitiveness Report is made up of 98 variables, from a combination of data from international organisations as well as from the World Economic Forum’s Executive Opinion Survey. The variables are organised into twelve pillars with the most important including: institutions; infrastructure; ICT adoption; macroeconomic stability; health; skills; product market; labour market; financial system; market size; business dynamism; and innovation capability.