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

Saudi Arabia is a high-income country. It has a GDP per capita of around 20110 USD (2020) and HDI value of 0.854 (2019)

Index description

The Gov AI readiness index measures national preparedness to harness AI technology for development. The index consists of 3 pillars, that cover 10 dimensions. The scores of these dimensions are calculated based on 33 KPIs.

Results for Saudi Arabia


2020 Simulator
projection
Rank 38
Score
56.23Value: 56.22593722
Value: 56.22593722

Comparison benchmarks
KPI Information icon 2020
Weight Information icon Best Worst Aspirational value Information icon Saudi Arabia
plus interface iconVision
Rank 54 / Score 0
Vision Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Argentina 100
0Value: 0
plus interface iconGovernance & Ethics
Rank 18 / Score 63.35
Data protection and privacy legislation Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
100Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Albania 100
100Value: 100
Cybersecurity Information icon
Initial Value: 1
93.1 0.4
88.1Worst: Maldives 0.4
Best: United Kingdom 93.1
88.1Value: 88.1
National ethics framework Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Australia 100
0Value: 0
Legal framework's adaptability to digital business models Information icon
Initial Value: 1
78.02697817 14.70588247
65.3Worst: Syria 14.70588247
Best: United States 78.02697817
65.3Value: 65.2987798
plus interface iconDigital Capacity
Rank 19 / Score 72.68
Government procurement of advanced technology Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
66.04Worst: Venezuela 0
Best: United Arab Emirates 100
66.04Value: 66.04
ICT use and government efficiency Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
83.17Worst: Syria 0
Best: Singapore 100
83.17Value: 83.17
Online services Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 2.94
68.82Worst: Gambia 2.94
Best: Korea, Rep. 100
68.82Value: 68.82
plus interface iconAdaptibility
Rank 19 / Score 67.92
Effectiveness of government Information icon
Initial Value: 1
94.6 5.2
56.4Worst: Yemen 5.2
Best: Singapore 94.6
56.4Value: 56.4
Government's responsiveness to change Information icon
Initial Value: 1
85.22098858 7.197459533
79.44Worst: Venezuela 7.197459533
Best: Singapore 85.22098858
79.44Value: 79.44027583
plus interface iconSize
Rank 45 / Score 23.46
Number of technology unicorns Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: United States 100
0Value: 0
Market value of large technology firms Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: United States 100
0Value: 0
Value of trade in ICT services per capita (US $) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
60.25Worst: Kiribati 0
Best: Ireland 100
60.25Value: 60.24977361
Value of trade in ICT goods per capita (US $) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0.002335642
26.06Worst: Maldives 0.002335642
Best: Singapore 100
26.06Value: 26.06119525
Computer software spending Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
31Worst: Ethiopia 0
Best: United States 100
31Value: 31
plus interface iconInnovation Capacity
Rank 37 / Score 52.31
Entrepreneurial culture Information icon
Initial Value: 1
75.99249482 27.38921344
61.47Worst: Haiti 27.38921344
Best: Israel 75.99249482
61.47Value: 61.46747669
Ease of Doing Business Information icon
Initial Value: 1
86.8 30.2
71.6Worst: Venezuela 30.2
Best: New Zealand 86.8
71.6Value: 71.6
R&D spending Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0.321748908
17.9Worst: Madagascar 0.321748908
Best: Korea, Rep. 100
17.9Value: 17.90285599
Company investment in emerging technologies Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
58.27Worst: Syria 0
Best: United States 100
58.27Value: 58.27
plus interface iconHuman Capital
Rank 29 / Score 57.91
Graduates in science & engineering Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 7.517019947
39.04Worst: Eswatini 7.517019947
Best: Gambia 100
39.04Value: 39.04215789
Quality of engineering and technology higher education Information icon
Initial Value: 1
95.9667 0
73.63Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: United States 95.9667
73.63Value: 73.6333
Digital skills Information icon
Initial Value: 1
80.52642345 24.0934968
72.12Worst: Angola 24.0934968
Best: Finland 80.52642345
72.12Value: 72.12308248
Knowledge-intensive employment Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 3.986135182
46.85Worst: Burundi 3.986135182
Best: Luxembourg 100
46.85Value: 46.85153091
plus interface iconInfrastructure
Rank 19 / Score 80.77
Telecommunications infrastructure Information icon
Initial Value: 1
99.79 7.37
84.42Worst: Niger 7.37
Best: Denmark 99.79
84.42Value: 84.42
5G Infrastructure Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
100Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Australia 100
100Value: 100
Internet bandwidth Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 40.02103229
70.67Worst: Guinea 40.02103229
Best: Luxembourg 100
70.67Value: 70.66557753
Availability of latest technologies Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
68.01Worst: Syria 0
Best: Finland 100
68.01Value: 68.01
plus interface iconData Availibility
Rank 58 / Score 69.78
Open government data Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
19Worst: Eswatini 0
Best: United Kingdom 100
19Value: 19
Statistical Capacity Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 33.3333333
86.37Worst: Syria 33.3333333
Best: Australia 100
86.37Value: 86.36948473
Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 29.575
100Worst: Cuba 29.575
Best: Antigua and Barbuda 100
100Value: 100
Internet users (% of adult population) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
98.24 3.76
73.75Worst: Guinea-Bissau 3.76
Best: Iceland 98.24
73.75Value: 73.75
plus interface iconData Representativeness
Rank 73 / Score 68.83
Gender gap in Internet use Information icon
Initial Value: 1
99.78 14.78
61.4Worst: Afghanistan 14.78
Best: Germany 99.78
61.4Value: 61.4
Socioeconomic gap in Internet use Information icon
Initial Value: 1
97.98 6.79
76.27Worst: Syria 6.79
Best: Netherlands 97.98
76.27Value: 76.27
Index Global Highlights
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Global Details
Global Average
44.25 Value: 44.2471807820349
Developed Economies Average
66.36 66.3615101583333
Developing Economies Average
41.16 41.1633338893507
Highest Ranked Country Country United States
Score
85.48 85.47916278
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Yemen
Score
19.07 19.07215615
Global Rank 172
Highest Ranked Developed Country Country United States
Score
85.48 85.47916278
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Developed Country Country Greece
Score
47.93 47.93302158
Global Rank 61
Highest Ranked Developing Country Country Singapore
Score
78.7 78.70445636
Global Rank 6
Lowest Ranked Developing Country Country Yemen
Score
19.07 19.07215615
Global Rank 172
Arab Region Details
Arab Average
40.56 40.5596960931579
Arab Diversified Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, State of Palestine
40.18 40.1831951525
Arab LDC Comoros, Djibouti, Mauritania, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen
25.46 25.461904455
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score
72.4 72.39516242
Global Rank 16
Lowest Ranked Country Country Yemen
Score
19.07 19.07215615
Global Rank 172
Highest Arab Diversified Country Country Egypt
Score
49.19 49.19141965
Global Rank 56
Lowest Arab Diversified Country Country Iraq
Score
33.88 33.87631476
Global Rank 116
Highest Arab LDC Country Djibouti
Score
31.01 31.00693625
Global Rank 134
Lowest Arab LDC Country Yemen
Score
19.07 19.07215615
Global Rank 172
Economies per capita
High-Income
62.46 62.459443135283
Upper-Middle-Income
41.61 41.6138810654167
Lower-Middle-Income
34.93 34.9325173851064
Low Income
27.4 27.4006918995652
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, Slovak Republic, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yemen
48.09 48.0919793885938
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, Croatia, Cyprus, Korea Dem Rep., 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, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zimbabwe, Uruguay, Zambia, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Czech Republic, South Africa, State of Palestine, North Macedonia, Hong Kong SAR, Kosovo, Puerto Rico, Taiwan
42.07 42.0745264227103
Oil Exporting Best Country United States
Score
85.48 85.47916278
Global Rank 1
Oil Exporting Worst Country Yemen
Score
19.07 19.07215615
Global Rank 172
Oil Importing Best Country Finland
Score
79.24 79.23846315
Global Rank 3
Oil Importing Worst Country Haiti
Score
21.11 21.10727909
Global Rank 170
OECD
OECD Average
66.7 66.7004583451351
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
67.87 67.8745682660606
OECD Developing Average Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Korea, Rep., Turkey
55.48 55.482784328
OECD Best Country United States
Score
85.48 85.47916278
Global Rank 1
OECD Worst Country Turkey
Score
46.01 46.010238
Global Rank 67
OECD Developed Best Country United States
Score
85.48 85.47916278
Global Rank 1
OECD Developed Worst Country Greece
Score
47.93 47.93302158
Global Rank 61
OECD Developing Best Country Korea, Rep.
Score
77.69 77.6948025
Global Rank 7
OECD Developing Worst Country Turkey
Score
46.01 46.010238
Global Rank 67
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