The Index Simulator

This simulator is for advanced users who have an understanding of the indices and have reviewed their country's ranking in those indices. The Index Simulator allows you to imagine how a change in your country's performance in an index KPI would alter its overall ranking, and to select other countries for comparison.

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Country description

Sierra Leone is a low income country. It has a GDP per capita of around 515.93 USD (2021) and HDI value of 0.45 (2019)

Index description

The UNCTAD B2C E-commerce Index measures an economy’s preparedness to support online shopping. The index consists of four indicators that are highly related to online shopping and for which there is wide country coverage

Results for Sierra Leone


2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Simulator
projection
Rank 127 133 143 139 146
Score
14.3Value: 14.3
16Value: 16
15.9Value: 15.9
20.1Value: 20.1
14.4Value: 14.4
Value: 14.4

Comparison benchmarks
KPI Information icon 2020
Weight Information icon Best Worst Aspirational value Information icon Sierra Leone
plus interface iconIndividuals using the Internet
Rank 145 / Score 9
Share of individuals using the InternetInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 3
9Worst: Burundi 3
Best: Bahrain 100
6.19%
9Value: 9
plus interface iconAccount ownership at a financial institution
Rank 145 / Score 20
Share of individuals with an accountInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 6
20Worst: Yemen 6
Best: Australia 100
14.89%
20Value: 20
plus interface iconSecure Internet servers
Rank 142 / Score 16
Secure Internet serversInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
16Worst: Chad 0
Best: Denmark 100
16%
16Value: 16
plus interface iconPostal Reliability Index
Rank 115 / Score 13
UPU postal reliability scoreInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
13Worst: Chad 0
Best: Korea, Rep. 100
13%
13Value: 13
Index Global Highlights
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Global Details
Global Average
54.9 Value: 54.9019736842105
Developed Economies Average
85.89 85.8916666666667
Developing Economies Average
47.5 47.4973684210526
Highest Ranked Country Country Switzerland
Score
95.9 95.9
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Niger
Score
5.6 5.6
Global Rank 152
Highest Ranked Developed Country Country Switzerland
Score
95.9 95.9
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Developed Country Country Malta
Score
72.9 72.9
Global Rank 48
Highest Ranked Developing Country Country Singapore
Score
94.4 94.4
Global Rank 4
Lowest Ranked Developing Country Country Niger
Score
5.6 5.6
Global Rank 152
Arab Region Details Information icon
Arab Average
45.8 45.8
Arab Diversified Lebanon, Egypt, State of Palestine, Jordan, Iraq
44.28 44.275
Arab LDC Mauritania, Djibouti, Comoros, Somalia, Yemen, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic
19.33 19.3333333333333
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score
78.2 78.2
Global Rank 37
Lowest Ranked Country Country Comoros
Score
12 12
Global Rank 149
Highest Arab Diversified Country Country Lebanon
Score
60.4 60.4
Global Rank 64
Lowest Arab Diversified Country Country Iraq
Score
25.4 25.4
Global Rank 129
Highest Arab LDC Country Djibouti
Score
27.7 27.7
Global Rank 125
Lowest Arab LDC Country Comoros
Score
12 12
Global Rank 149
Economies per capita
High-Income Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Palau, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, St. Kitts and Nevis, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Slovak Republic, Korea, Rep.
82.26 82.2632653061224
Upper-Middle-Income Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, Russian Federation, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Serbia, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Venezuela, South Africa, North Macedonia, Kosovo, Dominican Republic
57.64 57.6384615384615
Lower-Middle-Income Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Comoros, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eswatini, Ghana, Honduras, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Mauritania, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Moldova, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zimbabwe, Uruguay, Zambia, State of Palestine, Congo, Rep., Papua New Guinea, Tanzania, Viet Nam
39.22 39.2238095238095
Low Income Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Rep., Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Korea Dem Rep., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Togo, Uganda, Yemen
19.04 19.0409090909091
Oil Exporting/Importing
Oil Exporting Average Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, China, Colombia, Congo, Rep., Congo, Democratic Rep., Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mexico, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Yemen, Slovak Republic, Viet Nam
59.49 59.4885245901639
Oil Importing Average Afghanistan, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, Korea, Rep., Moldova, Romania, Rwanda, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Togo, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zimbabwe, Uruguay, Zambia, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, South Africa, State of Palestine, North Macedonia, Hong Kong SAR, Kosovo, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Korea Dem Rep., Tanzania
51.83 51.8274725274725
Oil Exporting Best Country Netherlands
Score
95.8 95.8
Global Rank 2
Oil Exporting Worst Country Chad
Score
7.1 7.1
Global Rank 151
Oil Importing Best Country Switzerland
Score
95.9 95.9
Global Rank 1
Oil Importing Worst Country Niger
Score
5.6 5.6
Global Rank 152
OECD Information icon
OECD Average
84.46 84.4594594594595
OECD Developed Average Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Czech Republic
86.03 86.0272727272727
OECD Developing Average Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Korea, Rep., Turkey
66.58 66.58
OECD Best Country Switzerland
Score
95.9 95.9
Global Rank 1
OECD Worst Country Mexico
Score
46.8 46.8
Global Rank 93
OECD Developed Best Country Switzerland
Score
95.9 95.9
Global Rank 1
OECD Developed Worst Country Mexico
Score
46.8 46.8
Global Rank 93
OECD Developing Best Country Korea, Rep.
Score
89.8 89.8
Global Rank 18
OECD Developing Worst Country Mexico
Score
46.8 46.8
Global Rank 93
East Asia and Pacific Information icon
Simple Average
65
Highest Ranked Country Country Singapore
Score 94.4
Rank 4
Lowest Ranked Country Country Myanmar
Score 24
Rank 130
Europe and Central Asia Information icon
Simple Average
76.63
Highest Ranked Country Country Switzerland
Score 95.9
Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Tajikistan
Score 30
Rank 120
Latin America and The Caribbean Information icon
Simple Average
48.87
Highest Ranked Country Country Costa Rica
Score 68.8
Rank 56
Lowest Ranked Country Country Haiti
Score 20.2
Rank 135
North America Information icon
Simple Average
90.9
Highest Ranked Country Country United States
Score 91
Rank 12
Lowest Ranked Country Country Canada
Score 90.8
Rank 13
South Asia Information icon
Simple Average
41.34
Highest Ranked Country Country Iran, Islamic Rep.
Score 75
Rank 44
Lowest Ranked Country Country Afghanistan
Score 17.1
Rank 143
Sub-Saharan Africa Information icon
Simple Average
28.44
Highest Ranked Country Country Mauritius
Score 58.4
Rank 69
Lowest Ranked Country Country Niger
Score 5.6
Rank 152
Organization of Islamic Cooperation Information icon
Simple Average
40.77
Highest Ranked Country Country Malaysia
Score 81.3
Rank 30
Lowest Ranked Country Country Niger
Score 5.6
Rank 152
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