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.

Country description

Trinidad and Tobago is a high income country. It has a GDP per capita of around 19.63 Thousand USD (2022) and HDI value of 0.81 (2021)

Index description

Digital transformation needs the availability of appropriate infrastructure, skilled human resources, adequate governance and impact on national development. Developed by Portulans Institute, this index assesses 134 economies based on their performance across 60 variables.

Results for Trinidad and Tobago


2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2019 2021 2022 Simulator
projection
Rank 60 72 71 70 67 63 85 92
Score
3.98Value: 3.976864442
3.87Value: 3.869093093
3.97Value: 3.972895705
4.02Value: 4.020212869
4.14Value: 4.135523029
49.29Value: 49.29
44.8Value: 44.8
42.18Value: 42.1799169233307
Value: 42.1799169233307

Comparison benchmarks
Compare to:
Top 3 in Income Group
Top 3 in Region
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Income Group
Region
KPI Information icon 2021 - Trinidad and Tobago
Weight Information icon Best Worst Aspirational value Information icon Current Value
plus interface iconAccess
Rank 82 / Score 56.38
mobile tariffsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Zimbabwe 0.00
Best: Luxembourg 100.00
33.96%
33.96Value: 33.96
handset pricesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Chad 0.00
Best: Australia 100.00
57.08%
57.08Value: 57.08
FTTh/Building internet subscriptionsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Burundi 0.00
Best: United Arab Emirates 100.00
77.6%
77.6Value: 77.60
SMS sent by population 15-69Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Uganda 0.00
Best: United States 100.00
67.67%
67.67Value: 67.67
Population covered by at least a 3G mobile networkInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Cameroon 0.00
Best: Armenia 100.00
100%
100Value: 100.00
International internet bandwidthInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Burundi 0.00
Best: China 100.00
1.98%
1.98Value: 1.98
Internet access in schoolsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Burundi 0.00
Best: Armenia 100.00
0%
n/aValue: n/a
plus interface iconContent
Rank 83 / Score 30.68
GitHub commitsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Burkina Faso 0.00
Best: Switzerland 100.00
3.94%
3.94Value: 3.94
Wikipedia editsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Ethiopia 0.00
Best: Israel 100.00
60.02%
60.02Value: 60.02
Internet domain registrationsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Angola 0.00
Best: Iceland 100.00
2.96%
2.96Value: 2.96
Mobile application developmentInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Namibia 0.00
Best: Austria 100.00
68.6%
68.6Value: 68.60
AI scientific publicationsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Gambia 0.00
Best: China 100.00
17.86%
17.86Value: 17.86
plus interface iconFuture Technologies
Rank 98 / Score 25.09
Adoption of emerging technologiesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Lesotho 0.00
Best: Netherlands 100.00
27.86%
27.86Value: 27.86
Investment in emerging technologiesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Angola 0.00
Best: United States 100.00
22.32%
22.32Value: 22.32
Computer software spendingInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Ethiopia 0.00
Best: United States 100.00
0%
n/aValue: n/a
Robot densityInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Peru 0.00
Best: Japan 100.00
0%
n/aValue: n/a
plus interface iconIndividuals
Rank 20 / Score 74.31
Mobile broadband internet traffic within the countryInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Iceland 0.00
Best: China 100.00
57.72%
57.72Value: 57.72
Use of virtual social networkInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Chad 0.00
Best: United Arab Emirates 100.00
66.84%
66.84Value: 66.84
Tertiary enrollmentInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Malawi 0.00
Best: Greece 100.00
0%
n/aValue: n/a
Adult literacy rateInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Chad 0.00
Best: Ukraine 100.00
98.36%
98.36Value: 98.36
ICT skills in the education systemInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Bangladesh 0.00
Best: Luxembourg 100.00
0%
n/aValue: n/a
plus interface iconBusiness
Rank 94 / Score 30.64
Firms with websitesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Chad 0.00
Best: Finland 100.00
24.65%
24.65Value: 24.65
GERD financed by business enterpriseInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Congo, Democratic Rep. 0.00
Best: Thailand 100.00
16.77%
16.77Value: 16.77
ProfessionalsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Burundi 0.00
Best: Luxembourg 100.00
14.14%
14.14Value: 14.14
Technicians and associate professionalsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Malawi 0.00
Best: Germany 100.00
57.3%
57.3Value: 57.30
Annual investment in telecommunication servicesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Viet Nam 0.00
Best: United States 100.00
70.93%
70.93Value: 70.93
GERD performed by business enterpriseInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Ethiopia 0.00
Best: Israel 100.00
0.08%
0.08Value: 0.08
plus interface iconGovernment
Rank 112 / Score 24.26
Government online servicesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Gambia 0.00
Best: Korea, Rep. 100.00
60%
60Value: 60.00
Publication and use of open dataInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Eswatini 0.00
Best: United Kingdom 100.00
17.76%
17.76Value: 17.76
Government promotion of investment in emerging technologiesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Lesotho 0.00
Best: Singapore 100.00
13.64%
13.64Value: 13.64
R&D expenditure by government and higher education Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Guatemala 0.00
Best: Denmark 100.00
5.65%
5.65Value: 5.65
plus interface iconTrust
Rank 105 / Score 26.52
Secure Internet serversInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Chad 0.00
Best: Denmark 100.00
46.51%
46.51Value: 46.51
Online access to financial accountInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Ethiopia 0.00
Best: Norway 100.00
17.67%
17.67Value: 17.67
Internet shoppingInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Ethiopia 0.00
Best: Denmark 100.00
21.09%
21.09Value: 21.09
CybersecurityInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Burundi 0.00
Best: United States 100.00
20.81%
20.81Value: 20.81
plus interface iconRegulation
Rank 81 / Score 59.39
Regulation qualityInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Congo, Democratic Rep. 0.00
Best: Singapore 100.00
37.01%
37.01Value: 37.01
Legal framework's adaptability to emerging technologiesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Lesotho 0.00
Best: Finland 100.00
10.95%
10.95Value: 10.95
e-commerce legislationInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Congo, Democratic Rep. 0.00
Best: Argentina 100.00
100%
100Value: 100.00
Privacy protection by law contentInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Iran, Islamic Rep. 0.00
Best: Portugal 100.00
65.07%
65.07Value: 65.07
ICT regulatory environmentInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Tajikistan 0.00
Best: Italy 100.00
83.92%
83.92Value: 83.92
plus interface iconInclusion
Rank 52 / Score 67.03
e-participationInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Gambia 0.00
Best: Estonia 100.00
60.49%
60.49Value: 60.49
Socioeconomic gap in use of digital paymentsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Philippines 0.00
Best: Norway 100.00
83.15%
83.15Value: 83.15
Availability of local online contentInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Chad 0.00
Best: Sweden 100.00
50.57%
50.57Value: 50.57
Gender gap in internet useInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Guinea 0.00
Best: Lesotho 100.00
0%
n/aValue: n/a
Rural gap in use of digital paymentInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Morocco 0.00
Best: Jordan 100.00
73.91%
73.91Value: 73.91
plus interface iconEconomy
Rank 109 / Score 21.52
High-tech and medium-high-tech manufacturingInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Kyrgyz Republic 0.00
Best: Singapore 100.00
0%
n/aValue: n/a
High-tech exportsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Cape Verde 0.00
Best: Malaysia 100.00
1.29%
1.29Value: 1.29
PCT patent applicationInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Angola 0.00
Best: Japan 100.00
19.21%
19.21Value: 19.21
Growth rate of GDP per person engagedInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Lebanon 0.00
Best: Bangladesh 100.00
62.06%
62.06Value: 62.06
Prevalence of gig economyInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Zimbabwe 0.00
Best: United States 100.00
20.09%
20.09Value: 20.09
ICT services exportsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Mexico 0.00
Best: Ireland 100.00
4.94%
4.94Value: 4.94
plus interface iconQuality of life
Rank 44 / Score 73.3
HappinessInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Zimbabwe 0.00
Best: Finland 100.00
64.11%
64.11Value: 64.11
Freedom to make life choicesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Angola 0.00
Best: Norway 100.00
82.13%
82.13Value: 82.13
Income inequalityInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: South Africa 0.00
Best: Slovenia 100.00
0%
n/aValue: n/a
Healthy life expectancy at birthInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Lesotho 0.00
Best: Japan 100.00
73.65%
73.65Value: 73.65
plus interface iconSDG Contribution
Rank 101 / Score 48.46
SDG 3: Good Health and Well-BeingInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Chad 0.00
Best: Canada 100.00
75.41%
75.41Value: 75.41
SDG 4: Quality EducationInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Dominican Republic 0.00
Best: China 100.00
36.31%
36.31Value: 36.31
Females employed with advanced degreesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Uganda 0.00
Best: Ukraine 100.00
42.23%
42.23Value: 42.23
SDG 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Congo, Democratic Rep. 0.00
Best: Hong Kong SAR 100.00
0%
0Value: 0.00
SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100.00 0.00
Worst: Dominican Republic 0.00
Best: Iceland 100.00
88.36%
88.36Value: 88.36
Index Global Highlights
Global Details
Global Average
51.3 Value: 51.3004315442356
Developed Economies Average
68.37 68.3663743857933
Developing Economies Average
45.46 45.4587865230559
Highest Ranked Country Country United States
Score
80.3 80.3006722001396
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Chad
Score
20.12 20.1233540915723
Global Rank 131
Highest Ranked Developed Country Country United States
Score
80.3 80.3006722001396
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Developed Country Country Romania
Score
54.89 54.889345878074
Global Rank 52
Highest Ranked Developing Country Country Singapore
Score
79.35 79.3516461571845
Global Rank 2
Lowest Ranked Developing Country Country Burundi
Score
21.11 21.1082665838026
Global Rank 130
Arab Region Details Information icon
Arab Average
51.21 51.2084103306468
Arab Diversified Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, State of Palestine
46.12 46.1202978791338
Arab LDC Comoros, Djibouti, Mauritania, Somalia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen
0 0
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score
65.64 65.6407130146592
Global Rank 28
Lowest Ranked Country Country Algeria
Score
39.49 39.4851118294601
Global Rank 100
Highest Arab Diversified Country Country Jordan
Score
48.31 48.3093795019141
Global Rank 70
Lowest Arab Diversified Country Country Lebanon
Score
42.3 42.2959692387887
Global Rank 91
Highest Arab LDC Country
Score
0 0
Global Rank 0
Lowest Arab LDC Country
Score
0 0
Global Rank 0
Economies per capita
High-Income Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Nauru, Chile, Cyprus, Denmark, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Monaco, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Palau, Panama, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Qatar, Korea, Rep., Romania, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Czech Republic, Hong Kong SAR
66.05 66.0457244737209
Upper-Middle-Income Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, Russian Federation, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Serbia, Kosovo, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Venezuela, South Africa, North Macedonia
49.66 49.6627080468623
Lower-Middle-Income Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Myanmar, Comoros, Congo, Rep., Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eswatini, Ghana, Honduras, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Lesotho, Mauritania, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Moldova, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Ukraine, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Uruguay, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Cote d'Ivoire, State of Palestine
41.15 41.1484753357423
Low Income Afghanistan, Chad, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Korea Dem Rep., Congo, Democratic Rep., Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Haiti, Malawi, Mali, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Niger, Somalia, Rwanda, Togo, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Uganda, Yemen, Central African Republic
29.54 29.5403045354449
Oil Exporting/Importing
Oil Exporting Average Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Chad, China, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, 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, Slovak Republic, 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, Viet Nam, Yemen
54.52 54.5161771045392
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, Croatia, Korea Dem Rep., Myanmar, Nauru, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Haiti, Malawi, Mali, Monaco, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Somalia, Korea, Rep., Moldova, Romania, Rwanda, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Togo, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Uruguay, Czech Republic, Hong Kong SAR, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, South Africa, State of Palestine, North Macedonia
49.25 49.2503937495421
Oil Exporting Best Country United States
Score
80.3 80.3006722001396
Global Rank 1
Oil Exporting Worst Country Chad
Score
20.12 20.1233540915723
Global Rank 131
Oil Importing Best Country Singapore
Score
79.35 79.3516461571845
Global Rank 2
Oil Importing Worst Country Burundi
Score
21.11 21.1082665838026
Global Rank 130
OECD Information icon
OECD Average
68.42 68.4200598926978
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
69.47 69.4737987718368
OECD Developing Average Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Korea, Rep., Turkey
58.05 58.0471307232301
OECD Best Country United States
Score
80.3 80.3006722001396
Global Rank 1
OECD Worst Country Colombia
Score
49.99 49.9882282848097
Global Rank 66
OECD Developed Best Country United States
Score
80.3 80.3006722001396
Global Rank 1
OECD Developed Worst Country Mexico
Score
51.33 51.3287970569459
Global Rank 60
OECD Developing Best Country Korea, Rep.
Score
75.95 75.9502817653543
Global Rank 9
OECD Developing Worst Country Colombia
Score
49.99 49.9882282848097
Global Rank 66
Arab region Information icon
Simple Average
51.52
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score 65.64
Rank 28
Lowest Ranked Country Country Algeria
Score 39.49
Rank 100
AMU Information icon
Simple Average
43.81
Highest Ranked Country Country Morocco
Score 46.5
Rank 79
Lowest Ranked Country Country Algeria
Score 39.49
Rank 100
East Asia and Pacific Information icon
Simple Average
57.97
Highest Ranked Country Country Singapore
Score 79.35
Rank 2
Lowest Ranked Country Country Cambodia
Score 38.48
Rank 104
Europe and Central Asia Information icon
Simple Average
61.66
Highest Ranked Country Country Sweden
Score 78.91
Rank 3
Lowest Ranked Country Country Tajikistan
Score 34.73
Rank 111
Latin America and The Caribbean Information icon
Simple Average
47.08
Highest Ranked Country Country Chile
Score 57.19
Rank 43
Lowest Ranked Country Country Guatemala
Score 37.85
Rank 106
North America Information icon
Simple Average
77.26
Highest Ranked Country Country United States
Score 80.3
Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Canada
Score 74.22
Rank 11
South Asia Information icon
Simple Average
43.97
Highest Ranked Country Country India
Score 51.19
Rank 61
Lowest Ranked Country Country Nepal
Score 34.66
Rank 112
Sub-Saharan Africa Information icon
Simple Average
33.77
Highest Ranked Country Country South Africa
Score 48.9
Rank 68
Lowest Ranked Country Country Chad
Score 20.12
Rank 131
Organization of Islamic Cooperation Information icon
Simple Average
43.58
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score 65.64
Rank 28
Lowest Ranked Country Country Chad
Score 20.12
Rank 131
Simulator Projection
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