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

United Arab Emirates is a high-income country. It has a GDP per capita of around 43103 USD (2020) and HDI value of 0.932 (2019)

Index description

Cybersecurity becomes an imperative as institutions are moving increasingly to digital platforms. Developed by International Telecom Union, The Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) measures the commitment of countries to cybersecurity at a global level to raise awareness of the importance and different dimensions of the issue.

Results for United Arab Emirates


2017 2018 2020 Simulator
projection
Rank 31 33 5
Score
0.37Value: 0.371602624
0.81Value: 0.807
98.06Value: 98.06
Value: 98.06

Comparison benchmarks
KPI Information icon 2020
Weight Information icon Best Worst Aspirational value Information icon United Arab Emirates
plus interface iconLegal Aspects
Rank 1 / Score 20
Cybercrime substantive law Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Comoros 0
Best: Australia 1
1Value: 1
Cybersecurity regulations Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Australia 1
1Value: 1
plus interface iconTechnical Measures
Rank 27 / Score 19.08
National CERT/CIRT/ CSIRT Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
0.85Worst: Andorra 0
Best: Austria 1
0.85Value: 0.848518519
Sectorial CERT/CIRT/ CSIRT Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Australia 1
1Value: 1
National framework for implementation of cybersecurity standards Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Albania 1
1Value: 1
Child Online Protection Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Albania 1
1Value: 1
plus interface iconOrganizational Measures
Rank 10 / Score 18.96
National Cybersecurity Strategy Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
0.89Worst: Algeria 0
Best: Canada 1
0.89Value: 0.893103448
Responsible Agency Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Andorra 0
Best: Albania 1
1Value: 1
Cybersecurity metrics Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Australia 1
1Value: 1
plus interface iconCapacity Building Measures
Rank 1 / Score 20
Public cybersecurity awareness campaigns Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Australia 1
1Value: 1
Training for Cybersecurity Professionals Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Australia 1
1Value: 1
Educational programs/academic curricula in cybersecurity Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Australia 1
1Value: 1
Research and development programs Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Australia 1
1Value: 1
National cybersecurity industry Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Albania 1
1Value: 1
Government incentive mechanisms Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Australia 1
1Value: 1
plus interface iconCooperation Measures
Rank 1 / Score 20
Bilateral cybersecurity agreements Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Azerbaijan 1
1Value: 1
Government participation in international cybersecurity mechanisms Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Albania 1
1Value: 1
Cybersecurity multilateral agreements Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Australia 1
1Value: 1
Partnerships with the private sector (PPPs) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Armenia 1
1Value: 1
Inter agency cooperation Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1 0
1Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Argentina 1
1Value: 1
Index Global Highlights
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Global Details
Global Average
51.71 Value: 51.7092783505155
Developed Economies Average
91.8 91.7988888888889
Developing Economies Average
59.18 59.1790909090909
Highest Ranked Country Country United States
Score
100 100
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Micronesia
Score
0 0
Global Rank 182
Highest Ranked Developed Country Country United States
Score
100 100
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Developed Country Country Bulgaria
Score
67.38 67.38
Global Rank 77
Highest Ranked Developing Country Country Saudi Arabia
Score
99.54 99.54
Global Rank 2
Lowest Ranked Developing Country Country Yemen
Score
0 0
Global Rank 182
Arab Region Details
Arab Average
50.64 50.6363636363636
Arab Diversified Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, State of Palestine
48.55 48.554
Arab LDC Comoros, Djibouti, Mauritania, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen
14.12 14.1157142857143
Highest Ranked Country Country Saudi Arabia
Score
99.54 99.54
Global Rank 2
Lowest Ranked Country Country Yemen
Score
0 0
Global Rank 182
Highest Arab Diversified Country Country Egypt
Score
95.48 95.48
Global Rank 23
Lowest Arab Diversified Country Country Iraq
Score
20.71 20.71
Global Rank 129
Highest Arab LDC Country Sudan
Score
35.03 35.03
Global Rank 102
Lowest Arab LDC Country Yemen
Score
0 0
Global Rank 182
Economies per capita
High-Income
77.72 77.7183050847458
Upper-Middle-Income
48.57 48.57
Lower-Middle-Income
43.07 43.0662745098039
Low Income
21.27 21.2713793103448
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
61.84 61.8413235294118
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
46.51 46.5131451612903
Oil Exporting Best Country United States
Score
100 100
Global Rank 1
Oil Exporting Worst Country Yemen
Score
0 0
Global Rank 182
Oil Importing Best Country Korea, Rep.
Score
98.52 98.52
Global Rank 4
Oil Importing Worst Country Micronesia
Score
0 0
Global Rank 182
OECD
OECD Average
91.82 91.8181081081081
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
92.99 92.9909090909091
OECD Developing Average Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Korea, Rep., Turkey
82.05 82.05
OECD Best Country United States
Score
100 100
Global Rank 1
OECD Worst Country Colombia
Score
63.72 63.72
Global Rank 81
OECD Developed Best Country United States
Score
100 100
Global Rank 1
OECD Developed Worst Country Czech Republic
Score
74.37 74.37
Global Rank 68
OECD Developing Best Country Korea, Rep.
Score
98.52 98.52
Global Rank 4
OECD Developing Worst Country Colombia
Score
63.72 63.72
Global Rank 81
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