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

Kazakhstan is an upper middle income country. It has a GDP per capita of around 10041.49 USD (2021) and HDI value of 0.82 (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 Kazakhstan


2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2019 2021 Simulator
projection
Rank 55 43 38 40 39 73 61
Score
4.03Value: 4.025327394
4.32Value: 4.319580796
4.58Value: 4.582424796
4.54Value: 4.543658701
4.59Value: 4.589556488
46.97Value: 46.97
52.17Value: 52.17
Value: 52.17

Comparison benchmarks
KPI Information icon 2021
Weight Information icon Best Worst Aspirational value Information icon Kazakhstan
plus interface iconAccess
Rank 53 / Score 70.01
mobile tariffsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
86.25Worst: Zimbabwe 0
Best: Luxembourg 100
86.25%
86.25Value: 86.25
handset pricesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
59.06Worst: Burundi 0
Best: Australia 100
59.06%
59.06Value: 59.06
Internet accessInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
92.56Worst: Burundi 0
Best: United Arab Emirates 100
92.56%
92.56Value: 92.56
SMS sent by population 15-69Information icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
74.23Worst: Uganda 0
Best: United States 100
74.23%
74.23Value: 74.23
Population covered by at least a 3G mobile networkInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
96.82Worst: Cameroon 0
Best: United Arab Emirates 100
96.82%
96.82Value: 96.82
International internet bandwidthInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
11.14Worst: Burundi 0
Best: China 100
11.14%
11.14Value: 11.14
Internet access in schoolsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
n/aWorst: Burundi 0
Best: United Arab Emirates 100
0%
n/aValue: n/a
plus interface iconContent
Rank 73 / Score 33.73
GitHub commitsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
5.67Worst: Burkina Faso 0
Best: Switzerland 100
5.67%
5.67Value: 5.67
Wikipedia editsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
44.09Worst: Ethiopia 0
Best: Israel 100
44.09%
44.09Value: 44.09
Internet domain registrationsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
2.06Worst: Angola 0
Best: Iceland 100
2.06%
2.06Value: 2.06
Mobile apps developmentInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
72.61Worst: Namibia 0
Best: Austria 100
72.61%
72.61Value: 72.61
AI scientific publicationsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
44.22Worst: Gambia 0
Best: China 100
44.22%
44.22Value: 44.22
plus interface iconFuture Technologies
Rank 96 / Score 25.6
Adoption of emerging technologiesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
38.6Worst: Lesotho 0
Best: Netherlands 100
38.6%
38.6Value: 38.60
Investment in emerging technologiesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
37.04Worst: Angola 0
Best: United States 100
37.04%
37.04Value: 37.04
Computer software spendingInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
1.16Worst: Ethiopia 0
Best: United States 100
1.16%
1.16Value: 1.16
Robot densityInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
n/aWorst: Peru 0
Best: Japan 100
0%
n/aValue: n/a
plus interface iconIndividuals
Rank 61 / Score 63.47
Active mobile broadband subscriptionsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
78.59Worst: Iceland 0
Best: China 100
78.59%
78.59Value: 78.59
Use of virtual social networksInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
63.1Worst: Chad 0
Best: United Arab Emirates 100
63.1%
63.1Value: 63.10
Tertiary enrollmentInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
49.18Worst: Malawi 0
Best: Greece 100
49.18%
49.18Value: 49.18
Adult literacy rateInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
99.75Worst: Chad 0
Best: Ukraine 100
99.75%
99.75Value: 99.75
ICT SkillsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
26.72Worst: Bangladesh 0
Best: Luxembourg 100
26.72%
26.72Value: 26.72
plus interface iconBusiness
Rank 52 / Score 45.9
Firms with websiteInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
47.33Worst: Chad 0
Best: Finland 100
47.33%
47.33Value: 47.33
GERD financed by business enterpriseInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
58.64Worst: Congo, Democratic Rep. 0
Best: Thailand 100
58.64%
58.64Value: 58.64
professionalsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
41.09Worst: Burundi 0
Best: Luxembourg 100
41.09%
41.09Value: 41.09
Technicians and associate professionalsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
51.59Worst: Malawi 0
Best: Germany 100
51.59%
51.59Value: 51.59
Annual investment in telecommunication servicesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
75.74Worst: Viet Nam 0
Best: United States 100
75.74%
75.74Value: 75.74
GERD performed by business enterpriseInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
1Worst: Ethiopia 0
Best: Israel 100
1%
1Value: 1.00
plus interface iconGovernment
Rank 61 / Score 45.24
Government online servicesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
92.12Worst: Gambia 0
Best: Korea, Rep. 100
92.12%
92.12Value: 92.12
Publication and use of open dataInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
25.89Worst: Eswatini 0
Best: United Kingdom 100
25.89%
25.89Value: 25.89
Government promotion of investment in emerging technologiesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
59.92Worst: Lesotho 0
Best: Singapore 100
59.92%
59.92Value: 59.92
R&D expenditure by governments and higher educationInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
3.05Worst: Guatemala 0
Best: Denmark 100
3.05%
3.05Value: 3.05
plus interface iconTrust
Rank 49 / Score 52.95
Secure Internet serversInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
64.67Worst: Chad 0
Best: Denmark 100
64.67%
64.67Value: 64.67
Online access to financial accountInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
35.3Worst: Ethiopia 0
Best: Norway 100
35.3%
35.3Value: 35.30
Internet shoppingInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
18.79Worst: Ethiopia 0
Best: Denmark 100
18.79%
18.79Value: 18.79
CybersecurityInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
93.03Worst: Burundi 0
Best: United States 100
93.03%
93.03Value: 93.03
plus interface iconRegulation
Rank 106 / Score 49.75
Regulatory qualityInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
44.86Worst: Congo, Democratic Rep. 0
Best: Singapore 100
44.86%
44.86Value: 44.86
Legal framework's adaptability to emerging technologiesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
42.88Worst: Lesotho 0
Best: Finland 100
42.88%
42.88Value: 42.88
e-commerce legislationInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
75Worst: Congo, Democratic Rep. 0
Best: Viet Nam 100
75%
75Value: 75.00
Privacy protection by law contentInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
37.78Worst: Iran, Islamic Rep. 0
Best: Portugal 100
37.78%
37.78Value: 37.78
ICT regulatory environmentInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
48.24Worst: Tajikistan 0
Best: Italy 100
48.24%
48.24Value: 48.24
plus interface iconInclusion
Rank 46 / Score 69.06
e-participationInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
87.66Worst: Gambia 0
Best: Estonia 100
87.66%
87.66Value: 87.66
Socioeconomic gap in use of digital paymentsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
61.36Worst: Philippines 0
Best: Norway 100
61.36%
61.36Value: 61.36
Availability of local online contentInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
59.91Worst: Chad 0
Best: Sweden 100
59.91%
59.91Value: 59.91
Gender gap in internet useInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
63.2Worst: Guinea 0
Best: Lesotho 100
63.2%
63.2Value: 63.20
Rural gap in use of digital paymentsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
73.16Worst: Morocco 0
Best: Jordan 100
73.16%
73.16Value: 73.16
plus interface iconEconomy
Rank 81 / Score 32.31
High-tech and medium-high-tech manufacturingInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
15.07Worst: Kyrgyz Republic 0
Best: Singapore 100
15.07%
15.07Value: 15.07
High-tech exportsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
42.92Worst: Cape Verde 0
Best: Malaysia 100
42.92%
42.92Value: 42.92
PCT patent applicationsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
28.26Worst: Angola 0
Best: Japan 100
28.26%
28.26Value: 28.26
Growth rate of GDP per person engagedInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
64.3Worst: Lebanon 0
Best: Bangladesh 100
64.3%
64.3Value: 64.30
Prevalence of gig economyInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
37.65Worst: Zimbabwe 0
Best: United States 100
37.65%
37.65Value: 37.65
ICT services exportsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
5.65Worst: Mexico 0
Best: Ireland 100
5.65%
5.65Value: 5.65
plus interface iconQuality of life
Rank 34 / Score 77.28
HappinessInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
63.61Worst: Zimbabwe 0
Best: Finland 100
63.61%
63.61Value: 63.61
Freedom to make life choicesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
84.33Worst: Angola 0
Best: Norway 100
84.33%
84.33Value: 84.33
Income inequalityInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
91.67Worst: South Africa 0
Best: Slovenia 100
91.67%
91.67Value: 91.67
Healthy life expectancy at birthInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
69.5Worst: Lesotho 0
Best: Japan 100
69.5%
69.5Value: 69.50
plus interface iconSDG Contribution
Rank 73 / Score 60.8
SDG 3: Good Health and Well-BeingInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
78.69Worst: Madagascar 0
Best: Canada 100
78.69%
78.69Value: 78.69
SDG 4: Quality EducationInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
27.87Worst: Dominican Republic 0
Best: China 100
27.87%
27.87Value: 27.87
Females employed with advanced degreesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
68.49Worst: Uganda 0
Best: Ukraine 100
68.49%
68.49Value: 68.49
SDG 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
45.93Worst: Congo, Democratic Rep. 0
Best: Hong Kong SAR 100
45.93%
45.93Value: 45.93
SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
100 0
83Worst: Dominican Republic 0
Best: Iceland 100
83%
83Value: 83.00
Index Global Highlights
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Global Details
Global Average
51.83 Value: 51.8319230769231
Developed Economies Average
70.37 70.3708333333333
Developing Economies Average
45.26 45.256338028169
Highest Ranked Country Country Netherlands
Score
82.06 82.06
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Chad
Score
21.85 21.85
Global Rank 130
Highest Ranked Developed Country Country Netherlands
Score
82.06 82.06
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Developed Country Country Bulgaria
Score
56.17 56.17
Global Rank 50
Highest Ranked Developing Country Country Singapore
Score
80.01 80.01
Global Rank 7
Lowest Ranked Developing Country Country Burundi
Score
22.48 22.48
Global Rank 128
Arab Region Details Information icon
Arab Average
51.35 51.3533333333333
Arab Diversified Lebanon, Egypt, State of Palestine, Jordan, Iraq
45.95 45.9533333333333
Arab LDC Mauritania, Djibouti, Comoros, Somalia, Yemen, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic
0 0
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score
63.92 63.92
Global Rank 34
Lowest Ranked Country Country Algeria
Score
38.93 38.93
Global Rank 100
Highest Arab Diversified Country Country Jordan
Score
48.14 48.14
Global Rank 72
Lowest Arab Diversified Country Country Lebanon
Score
42.16 42.16
Global Rank 93
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, 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.
67.67 67.6738775510204
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
49.74 49.7384848484848
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
40.5 40.5011764705882
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
28.84 28.8371428571429
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
55.15 55.1492156862745
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
49.69 49.6903797468355
Oil Exporting Best Country Netherlands
Score
82.06 82.06
Global Rank 1
Oil Exporting Worst Country Chad
Score
21.85 21.85
Global Rank 130
Oil Importing Best Country Sweden
Score
81.57 81.57
Global Rank 2
Oil Importing Worst Country Burundi
Score
22.48 22.48
Global Rank 128
OECD Information icon
OECD Average
70.24 70.2410810810811
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
71.49 71.4860606060606
OECD Developing Average Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Korea, Rep., Turkey
58.49 58.49
OECD Best Country Netherlands
Score
82.06 82.06
Global Rank 1
OECD Worst Country Colombia
Score
50.55 50.55
Global Rank 65
OECD Developed Best Country Netherlands
Score
82.06 82.06
Global Rank 1
OECD Developed Worst Country Mexico
Score
52.57 52.57
Global Rank 59
OECD Developing Best Country Korea, Rep.
Score
75.56 75.56
Global Rank 12
OECD Developing Worst Country Colombia
Score
50.55 50.55
Global Rank 65
East Asia and Pacific Information icon
Simple Average
57.38
Highest Ranked Country Country Singapore
Score 80.01
Rank 7
Lowest Ranked Country Country Lao PDR
Score 35.64
Rank 110
Europe and Central Asia Information icon
Simple Average
63.19
Highest Ranked Country Country Netherlands
Score 82.06
Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Tajikistan
Score 34.55
Rank 111
Latin America and The Caribbean Information icon
Simple Average
47.49
Highest Ranked Country Country Chile
Score 56.89
Rank 44
Lowest Ranked Country Country Guatemala
Score 37.35
Rank 105
North America Information icon
Simple Average
78.78
Highest Ranked Country Country United States
Score 81.09
Rank 4
Lowest Ranked Country Country Canada
Score 76.48
Rank 11
South Asia Information icon
Simple Average
42.75
Highest Ranked Country Country India
Score 49.74
Rank 67
Lowest Ranked Country Country Nepal
Score 32.36
Rank 115
Sub-Saharan Africa Information icon
Simple Average
33.22
Highest Ranked Country Country South Africa
Score 48.88
Rank 70
Lowest Ranked Country Country Chad
Score 21.85
Rank 130
Organization of Islamic Cooperation Information icon
Simple Average
43.63
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score 63.92
Rank 34
Lowest Ranked Country Country Chad
Score 21.85
Rank 130
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