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

Australia is a high income country. It has a GDP per capita of around 59934.13 USD (2021) and HDI value of 0.94 (2019)

Index description

ICTs could not positively impact national development unless there is an appropriate access and use of these technologies in the country. Produced by the International Telecom Union (ITU), The ICT Development Index (IDI), is a composite index that combines 11 indicators into one benchmark measure.

Results for Australia


2015 2016 2017 Simulator
projection
Rank 13 14 14
Score
8.29Value: 8.287568869
8.2Value: 8.196137513
8.24Value: 8.242595581
Value: 8.242595581

Comparison benchmarks
KPI Information icon 2017
Weight Information icon Best Worst Aspirational value Information icon Australia
plus interface iconICT Access
Rank 26 / Score 0.8
Fixed telephone subscription per 100 inhInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.2
120.65 0
33.77Worst: Congo, Rep. 0
Best: Monaco 120.65
27.99%
33.77Value: 33.77
Mobile cellular telephone subs per 100 inhInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.2
332.09 0.571916667
109.61Worst: Sudan 0.571916667
Best: Macao 332.09
32.89%
109.61Value: 109.61
International Internet bandwidth (kb/s) per internet userInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.2
8397883.99 0
88304.1Worst: State of Palestine 0
Best: Luxembourg 8397883.99
1.05%
88304.1Value: 88304.1
Percentage of households with a computerInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.2
98.5 0.1796
85.9Worst: Sudan 0.1796
Best: Iceland 98.5
87.18%
85.9Value: 85.9
Percentage of households with internet accessInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.2
99.19 0.3361
88.45Worst: Sudan 0.3361
Best: Korea, Rep. 99.19
89.14%
88.45Value: 88.45
plus interface iconICT Use
Rank 16 / Score 0.8
Percentage of individuals using the InternetInformation icon
Initial Value: 1/3
98.24 0.28
88.24Worst: Sudan 0.28
Best: Iceland 98.24
89.79%
88.24Value: 88.24
Active mobile broadband subscription per 100 inhInformation icon
Initial Value: 1/3
332.09 0
130.22Worst: Cuba 0
Best: Macao 332.09
39.21%
130.22Value: 130.22
Fixed-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitantsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1/3
48.22 0
30.44Worst: Congo, Rep. 0
Best: Monaco 48.22
63.13%
30.44Value: 30.44
plus interface iconICT Skills
Rank 1 / Score 0.93
Mean years of schoolingInformation icon
Initial Value: 1/3
13.4 0.233333333
13.2Worst: Sudan 0.233333333
Best: Switzerland 13.4
98.48%
13.2Value: 13.2
Secondary gross enrolment ratioInformation icon
Initial Value: 1/3
164.81 0.427
137.56Worst: Sudan 0.427
Best: Belgium 164.81
83.42%
137.56Value: 137.56
Tertiary gross enrolment ratioInformation icon
Initial Value: 1/3
113.87 0.1632
90.31Worst: Sudan 0.1632
Best: Greece 113.87
79.28%
90.31Value: 90.31
Index Global Highlights
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Global Details
Global Average
5.18 Value: 5.17633520629091
Developed Economies Average
7.82 7.82369709063889
Developing Economies Average
4.44 4.43848240884
Highest Ranked Country Country Iceland
Score
8.98 8.983210156
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Eritrea
Score
0.96 0.962328154
Global Rank 173
Highest Ranked Developed Country Country Iceland
Score
8.98 8.983210156
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Developed Country Country Romania
Score
6.48 6.476850586
Global Rank 58
Highest Ranked Developing Country Country Korea, Rep.
Score
8.86 8.855208827
Global Rank 2
Lowest Ranked Developing Country Country Burundi
Score
1.48 1.482216321
Global Rank 170
Arab Region Details Information icon
Arab Average
4.84 4.83747597768421
Arab Diversified Lebanon, Egypt, State of Palestine, Jordan, Iraq
5.12 5.1205142535
Arab LDC Mauritania, Djibouti, Comoros, Somalia, Yemen, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic
2.39 2.393618379
Highest Ranked Country Country Bahrain
Score
7.6 7.601130182
Global Rank 31
Lowest Ranked Country Country Comoros
Score
1.83 1.82514584
Global Rank 163
Highest Arab Diversified Country Country Lebanon
Score
6.3 6.296126248
Global Rank 64
Lowest Arab Diversified Country Country State of Palestine
Score
3.55 3.551702222
Global Rank 123
Highest Arab LDC Country Syrian Arab Republic
Score
3.34 3.341139601
Global Rank 126
Lowest Arab LDC Country Comoros
Score
1.83 1.82514584
Global Rank 163
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.
7.49 7.49094942254386
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
5.27 5.26633937204082
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
3.5 3.4985508985
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
2.3 2.3016218095
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
5.57 5.57180410834375
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
4.93 4.9330888322156
Oil Exporting Best Country Denmark
Score
8.71 8.708112465
Global Rank 4
Oil Exporting Worst Country Chad
Score
1.27 1.273872513
Global Rank 172
Oil Importing Best Country Iceland
Score
8.98 8.983210156
Global Rank 1
Oil Importing Worst Country Eritrea
Score
0.96 0.962328154
Global Rank 173
OECD Information icon
OECD Average
7.71 7.71211294543243
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
7.83 7.83272110633333
OECD Developing Average Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Korea, Rep., Turkey
6.41 6.405505241
OECD Best Country Iceland
Score
8.98 8.983210156
Global Rank 1
OECD Worst Country Mexico
Score
5.16 5.159143733
Global Rank 87
OECD Developed Best Country Iceland
Score
8.98 8.983210156
Global Rank 1
OECD Developed Worst Country Mexico
Score
5.16 5.159143733
Global Rank 87
OECD Developing Best Country Korea, Rep.
Score
8.86 8.855208827
Global Rank 2
OECD Developing Worst Country Mexico
Score
5.16 5.159143733
Global Rank 87
East Asia and Pacific Information icon
Simple Average
5.55
Highest Ranked Country Country Korea Dem Rep.
Score 8.86
Rank 2
Lowest Ranked Country Country Vanuatu
Score 2.81
Rank 140
Europe and Central Asia Information icon
Simple Average
7.18
Highest Ranked Country Country Iceland
Score 8.98
Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Kyrgyz Republic
Score 4.37
Rank 109
Latin America and The Caribbean Information icon
Simple Average
4.99
Highest Ranked Country Country Barbados
Score 7.31
Rank 34
Lowest Ranked Country Country Cuba
Score 2.91
Rank 136
North America Information icon
Simple Average
7.98
Highest Ranked Country Country United States
Score 8.18
Rank 16
Lowest Ranked Country Country Canada
Score 7.77
Rank 29
South Asia Information icon
Simple Average
3.47
Highest Ranked Country Country Iran, Islamic Rep.
Score 5.58
Rank 81
Lowest Ranked Country Country Afghanistan
Score 1.95
Rank 158
Sub-Saharan Africa Information icon
Simple Average
2.79
Highest Ranked Country Country Mauritius
Score 5.88
Rank 72
Lowest Ranked Country Country Chad
Score 1.27
Rank 172
Organization of Islamic Cooperation Information icon
Simple Average
4.09
Highest Ranked Country Country Bahrain
Score 7.6
Rank 31
Lowest Ranked Country Country Chad
Score 1.27
Rank 172
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