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

Yemen is a low-income country. It has a GDP per capita of around 698 USD (2020) and HDI value of 0.584 (2019)

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 Yemen


2012 2013 2014 2015 2019 Simulator
projection
Rank 141 139 140 136 121
Score
2.41Value: 2.413212292
2.63Value: 2.625082281
2.73Value: 2.731101891
2.72Value: 2.72123279
12.33Value: 12.33
Value: 12.33

Comparison benchmarks
KPI Information icon 2019
Weight Information icon Best Worst Aspirational value Information icon Yemen
plus interface iconAccess
Rank 121 / Score 12
mobile tariffs Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0.33Worst: Venezuela 0
Best: Romania 100
0.33Value: 0.33
handset prices Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
19.34Worst: Venezuela 0
Best: Qatar 100
19.34Value: 19.34
Internet access Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Yemen 0
Best: Kuwait 100
0Value: 0
4G mobile network coverage Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Bosnia and Herzegovina 0
Best: Bahrain 100
0Value: 0
fixed broadband subs Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Kenya 0
Best: Korea, Rep. 100
0Value: 0
International internet bandwidth Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
52.33Worst: Tanzania 0
Best: Luxembourg 100
52.33Value: 52.33
Internet access in schools Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
n/aWorst: Madagascar 0
Best: Armenia 100
n/aValue: n/a
plus interface iconContent
Rank 117 / Score 7.59
digital participation and content creation Information icon
Initial Value: 0.6
100 0.01
6.41Worst: Ethiopia 0.01
Best: United Kingdom 100
6.41Value: 6.41
mobile app development Information icon
Initial Value: 0.2
100 0
17.42Worst: Malawi 0
Best: Singapore 100
17.42Value: 17.42
Intellectual property receipts Information icon
Initial Value: 0.2
100 0
1.3Worst: Armenia 0
Best: Netherlands 100
1.3Value: 1.3
plus interface iconFuture Technologies
Rank 119 / Score 5.41
availability of latest technologies Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Yemen 0
Best: Finland 100
0Value: 0
company investment in emerging technology Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Yemen 0
Best: United States 100
0Value: 0
Gov procurement of advanced tech products Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
21.65Worst: Venezuela 0
Best: United Arab Emirates 100
21.65Value: 21.65
ICT PCT patent applications Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
n/aWorst: Algeria 0
Best: Norway 100
n/aValue: n/a
Computer software spending Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Algeria 0
Best: United States 100
0Value: 0
Robot density Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
n/aWorst: Pakistan 0
Best: Germany 100
n/aValue: n/a
plus interface iconIndividuals
Rank 120 / Score 7.75
Internet users Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
18.83Worst: Madagascar 0
Best: Qatar 100
18.83Value: 18.83
Active mobile broadband subs Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Yemen 0
Best: United Arab Emirates 100
0Value: 0
Use of virtual social network Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
5.3Worst: Malawi 0
Best: Qatar 100
5.3Value: 5.3
Tertiary enrollment Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
6.87Worst: Malawi 0
Best: Greece 100
6.87Value: 6.87
Adult literacy rate Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
n/aWorst: Mali 0
Best: Ukraine 100
n/aValue: n/a
ICT Skills Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
n/aWorst: Zimbabwe 0
Best: Iceland 100
n/aValue: n/a
plus interface iconBusiness
Rank 120 / Score 8.69
Firms with websites Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
3.12Worst: Sri Lanka 0
Best: Finland 100
3.12Value: 3.12
Internet shopping Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
n/aWorst: Ethiopia 0
Best: Denmark 100
n/aValue: n/a
professionals Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
17.3Worst: Tanzania 0
Best: Luxembourg 100
17.3Value: 17.3
Technicians and associate professionals Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
14.34Worst: Malawi 0
Best: Japan 100
14.34Value: 14.34
Extent of staff training Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Yemen 0
Best: Switzerland 100
0Value: 0
R&D expenditure by businesses Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
n/aWorst: Guatemala 0
Best: Israel 100
n/aValue: n/a
plus interface iconGovernment
Rank 121 / Score 0
Gov online services Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Yemen 0
Best: Denmark 100
0Value: 0
Publication and use of open data Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Yemen 0
Best: United Kingdom 100
0Value: 0
ICT use and government efficiency Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Yemen 0
Best: Singapore 100
0Value: 0
R&D expenditure by Gov and higher education Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
n/aWorst: Madagascar 0
Best: Denmark 100
n/aValue: n/a
plus interface iconTrust
Rank 121 / Score 6
Rule of law Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
12.5Worst: Venezuela 0
Best: Finland 100
12.5Value: 12.5
Software piracy rate Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
1.35Worst: Venezuela 0
Best: United States 100
1.35Value: 1.35
Secure Internet servers Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
10.16Worst: Ethiopia 0
Best: Denmark 100
10.16Value: 10.16
Cybersecurity Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Yemen 0
Best: United Kingdom 100
0Value: 0
Online trust and safety Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
n/aWorst: Cambodia 0
Best: Viet Nam 100
n/aValue: n/a
plus interface iconRegulation
Rank 121 / Score 14.06
Regulation quality Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
17.58Worst: Venezuela 0
Best: Hong Kong SAR 100
17.58Value: 17.58
Ease of doing business Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
2.7Worst: Venezuela 0
Best: New Zealand 100
2.7Value: 2.7
Legal framework adaptability to digital business models Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
n/aWorst: Venezuela 0
Best: United States 100
n/aValue: n/a
e-commerce legislation Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
50Worst: Cambodia 0
Best: Albania 100
50Value: 50
Social safety net protection Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Yemen 0
Best: Norway 100
0Value: 0
ICT regulatory environment Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Yemen 0
Best: Italy 100
0Value: 0
plus interface iconInclusion
Rank 121 / Score 12.3
e-participation Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Yemen 0
Best: Denmark 100
0Value: 0
Socio-economic gap in use of digital payments Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Yemen 0
Best: Norway 100
0Value: 0
Availability of local online content Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
10.8Worst: Malawi 0
Best: United Kingdom 100
10.8Value: 10.8
Gender gap in internet use Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
n/aWorst: Malawi 0
Best: Mongolia 100
n/aValue: n/a
Rural gap in use of digital payment Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
38.4Worst: Morocco 0
Best: Jordan 100
38.4Value: 38.4
plus interface iconEconomy
Rank 107 / Score 7.77
Medium and high tech industry Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
2.31Worst: Cambodia 0
Best: Singapore 100
2.31Value: 2.31
hi-tech exports Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
15.18Worst: Qatar 0
Best: Malaysia 100
15.18Value: 15.18
PCT patent application Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
n/aWorst: Nigeria 0
Best: Japan 100
n/aValue: n/a
Labor productivity per employee Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
5.81Worst: Malawi 0
Best: Qatar 100
5.81Value: 5.81
plus interface iconQuality of life
Rank 121 / Score 24.38
Happiness Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Yemen 0
Best: Finland 100
0Value: 0
Freedom to make life choices Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
5.58Worst: Turkey 0
Best: Norway 100
5.58Value: 5.58
Income inequality Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
69.21Worst: South Africa 0
Best: Ukraine 100
69.21Value: 69.21
Healthy life expectancy at birth Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
22.71Worst: Nigeria 0
Best: Singapore 100
22.71Value: 22.71
plus interface iconSDG Contribution
Rank 106 / Score 42.06
Access to basic services Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
48.9Worst: Ethiopia 0
Best: Bahrain 100
48.9Value: 48.9
Pollution Information icon
Initial Value: 0.006667
100 0
55.72Worst: Nepal 0
Best: New Zealand 100
55.72Value: 55.72
Road saftey Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
41.25Worst: Zimbabwe 0
Best: Norway 100
41.25Value: 41.25
Reading profeciency in schools Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
n/aWorst: Zambia 0
Best: Latvia 100
n/aValue: n/a
Math proficiency in schools Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
0Worst: Yemen 0
Best: Hong Kong SAR 100
0Value: 0
Use of clean fuels and technology Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
64.44Worst: Ethiopia 0
Best: Algeria 100
64.44Value: 64.44
Index Global Highlights
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Global Details
Global Average
51.8 Value: 51.7960655737705
Developed Economies Average
70.14 70.1361111111111
Developing Economies Average
43.25 43.2532835820896
Highest Ranked Country Country Sweden
Score
82.65 82.65
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Yemen
Score
12.33 12.33
Global Rank 121
Highest Ranked Developed Country Country Sweden
Score
82.65 82.65
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Developed Country Country Bulgaria
Score
54.77 54.77
Global Rank 49
Highest Ranked Developing Country Country Singapore
Score
82.13 82.13
Global Rank 2
Lowest Ranked Developing Country Country Yemen
Score
12.33 12.33
Global Rank 121
Arab Region Details
Arab Average
46.82 46.8207692307692
Arab Diversified Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, State of Palestine
42.33 42.33
Arab LDC Comoros, Djibouti, Mauritania, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen
12.33 12.33
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score
65.45 65.45
Global Rank 29
Lowest Ranked Country Country Yemen
Score
12.33 12.33
Global Rank 121
Highest Arab Diversified Country Country Jordan
Score
46.97 46.97
Global Rank 72
Lowest Arab Diversified Country Country Egypt
Score
38.58 38.58
Global Rank 92
Highest Arab LDC Country Yemen
Score
12.33 12.33
Global Rank 121
Lowest Arab LDC Country Yemen
Score
12.33 12.33
Global Rank 121
Economies per capita
High-Income
67.81 67.8114285714286
Upper-Middle-Income
47.34 47.3382352941176
Lower-Middle-Income
37.27 37.2675862068966
Low Income
30.61 30.61
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
54.67 54.6708163265306
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
49.87 49.8664383561644
Oil Exporting Best Country Netherlands
Score
81.78 81.78
Global Rank 3
Oil Exporting Worst Country Yemen
Score
12.33 12.33
Global Rank 121
Oil Importing Best Country Sweden
Score
82.65 82.65
Global Rank 1
Oil Importing Worst Country Mozambique
Score
22.07 22.07
Global Rank 120
OECD
OECD Average
69.87 69.8710810810811
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
71.26 71.2572727272727
OECD Developing Average Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Korea, Rep., Turkey
57.04 57.036
OECD Best Country Sweden
Score
82.65 82.65
Global Rank 1
OECD Worst Country Colombia
Score
48.77 48.77
Global Rank 68
OECD Developed Best Country Sweden
Score
82.65 82.65
Global Rank 1
OECD Developed Worst Country Mexico
Score
51.44 51.44
Global Rank 57
OECD Developing Best Country Korea, Rep.
Score
73.84 73.84
Global Rank 17
OECD Developing Worst Country Colombia
Score
48.77 48.77
Global Rank 68
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