The United Kingdom scored 81.20 points out of 100 on the 2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.

Competitiveness Index in the United Kingdom averaged 23 Points from 2007 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 82.11 Points in 2017 and a record low of 5.18 Points in 2010. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Competitiveness Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Competitiveness Index - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020. source: World Economic Forum

Competitiveness Index in the United Kingdom is expected to reach 80.60 Points by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Competitiveness Index is projected to trend around 80.60 Points in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Competitiveness Index

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
81.20 81.99 82.11 5.18 2007 - 2019 Points Yearly

United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -1.00 -87.00 55.00 -87.00 points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.10 55.20 61.50 32.60 points [+]
Services PMI 56.10 58.80 62.50 13.40 points [+]
Industrial Production -6.40 -7.40 22.70 -23.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.30 5.20 9.80 -19.60 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -8.40 -10.10 19.60 -29.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 64.50 55.10 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
New Orders 6173.00 12972.00 25109.00 6173.00 GBP Million [+]
Factory Orders -48.00 -44.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
Changes in Inventories -4048.00 -579.00 11982.00 -10447.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 2974.00 3848.00 6959.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 83581.00 109555.00 114287.00 931.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 35.10 37.30 61.00 -80.60 [+]
Car Production 51039.00 85696.00 185157.00 197.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 328041.00 87226.00 562337.00 4321.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment -2.00 -84.00 40.00 -84.00 [+]
Internet Speed 16920.86 16337.23 16920.86 3085.89 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 27493519.00 26782989.00 27493519.00 13305856.00 IP [+]
Leading Economic Index 8.00 -6.80 8.00 -19.80 percent [+]
Private Investment -26.50 -0.50 60.70 -33.70 percent [+]
Mining Production -5.00 0.10 851.30 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 566.00 507.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 81.20 81.99 82.11 5.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 9.00 8.00 13.00 2.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 56.50 59.10 61.80 13.80 points [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 6.00 4.00 32.00 3.00 [+]
Corruption Index 77.00 80.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 12.00 11.00 20.00 8.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 8.00 9.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 29731.00 28902.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


United Kingdom Competitiveness Index
The most recent 2018 edition of Global Competitiveness Report assesses 140 economies. The report is made up of 98 variables, from a combination of data from international organizations as well as from the World Economic Forum’s Executive Opinion Survey. The variables are organized 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. The GCI varies between 1 and 100, higher average score means higher degree of competitiveness. With the 2018 edition, the World Economic Forum introduced a new methodology, aiming to integrate the notion of the 4th Industrial Revolution into the definition of competitiveness. It emphasizes the role of human capital, innovation, resilience and agility, as not only drivers but also defining features of economic success in the 4th Industrial Revolution.