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Technology readiness and innovation

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.

It is composed by five pillars – (i) Legal Measures, (ii) Technical Measures, (iii) Organizational Measures, (iv) Capacity Building, and (v) Cooperation.

Ranking
67

Score
74.93

Year: 2020

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.

It is used to monitor and compare developments in information and communication technology (ICT) between countries and over time. IDI focuses on three aspects: ICT Access, Use and Impact.

Ranking
33

Score
7.39

Year: 2017

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.

The Index includes four fundamental dimensions: Technology, People, Governance and Impact. This holistic approach means that the NRI covers issues ranging from future technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) to the role of the digital economy in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Ranking
26

Score
67.3

Year: 2021

To take full advantage of innovation on national level, a mature ecosystem is needed. Developed by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Global Innovation Index (GII) measures the innovation ecosystem on national level by covering 3 dimensions: innovation input, innovation output and innovation efficiency.

Ranking
33

Score
42.25

Year: 2023

More and more in the world, public institutions are transforming their services to deliver them online. UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) develops this index to assess the digital government development of the 193 United Nations Member States in identifying their strengths, challenges and opportunities, as well as informing policies and strategies.

This index supports countries’ efforts to provide effective, accountable and inclusive digital services to all and to bridge the digital divides in fulfilling the principle of leaving no one behind.

Ranking
21

Score
0.88

Year: 2022

Allowing persons with disability to access digital devices has important socio-economic impact on the national level.

This Index is a benchmarking tool, developed by G3ict, for disability advocates, governments, civil society, international organizations and policy makers to trace country progress in making Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) accessible for all, in compliance with Article 9 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

Ranking
47

Score
47.5

Year: 2020

Digital technologies allow today to easily engage citizens in public decision-making processes and to let them participate in public consultations. The e-participation index (EPI) is derived as a supplementary index to the UN E-Government Survey. It extends the dimension of the Survey by focusing on the use of online services to facilitate provision of information by governments to citizens (“e-information sharing”), interaction with stakeholders (“e-consultation”), and engagement in decision-making processes (“e-decision making”).

The goal of e-participation initiatives should be to improve the citizen's access to information and public services; and promote participation in public decision-making which impacts the well-being of society, in general, and the individual, in particular.

Ranking
25

Score
0.74

Year: 2022

The UNCTAD B2C E-commerce Index measures an economy’s preparedness to support online shopping. The index consists of four indicators that are highly related to online shopping and for which there is wide country coverage

The extent to which people shop online in a country is highly correlated with the value of the index

Ranking
34

Score
78.8

Year: 2020

The Gov AI readiness index measures national preparedness to harness AI technology for development. The index consists of 3 pillars, that cover 10 dimensions. The scores of these dimensions are calculated based on 33 KPIs.

The index shows that there is a global commitment to AI, as the number of national AI strategies is increasing.

Ranking
41

Score
61.45

Year: 2022

This index evaluates and assesses the countries published data on the official website of the national statistical office (NSO)

It includes 10 pillars distributed evenly as follows, 5 pillars that assess the coverage side, and coverage here means the availability of this data, and the rest 5 pillars assess the openness side. All pillars have the same 22 KPIs that are grouped into 3 data categories, 10 KPIs related to the social statistics category, 7 KPIs for the economic statistics category, and the rest 5 KPIs for the environment statistics category. The last release of this index (2020) covers 185 countries that are classified even small countries whose area is 1,500 km2 or less, or large countries that are the most.

Ranking
7

Score
82.36

Year: 2022

The Global Knowledge Index (GKI) provides data that can help countries and decision makers to understand and respond to related transformations and challenges related to knowledge and innovation. It assesses seven sub-indices, chosen both for their correlative interactive relationships and their centrality to the process of cognitive and developmental progress.

Ranking
22

Score
63.75

Year: 2021

Gender

Gender parity has a fundamental bearing on whether or not economies and societies thrive. Developing and deploying one-half of the world’s available talent has a huge bearing on the growth, competitiveness and future-readiness of economies and businesses worldwide.

The index’s rankings, produced by WEF, offer an effective means to benchmark progress. They are designed to create global awareness of the challenges that gender gaps pose, as well as the opportunities that emerge when action is taken to reduce them.

Ranking
29

Score
0.77

Year: 2023

Women, Business and the Law identifies how laws and regulations impact women’s life, and economic opportunities. The index is structured around the main elements shaping women’s life : Mobility, Workplace, Pay, Marriage, Parenthood, Entrepreneurship, Assets and Pension.

Ranking
20

Score
96.88

Year: 2023

Women, Peace, and Security Index provides important insights into patterns and progress on women’s status and empowerment around the world in the three dimensions inclusion, justice, and security using 11 indicators.

Ranking
15

Score
0.87

Year: 2021

The Gender Development Index (GDI) tracks gender disparities in achievement across three fundamental areas of human development: health (measured by life expectancy at birth), education (measured by expected years of schooling for children and mean years of schooling for adults ages 25 and older), and control of economic resources (measured by estimated earned income for women and men).

Ranking
26

Score
1

Year: 2021

Economic diversification, competitiveness

To take full advantage of innovation on national level, a mature ecosystem is needed. Developed by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Global Innovation Index (GII) measures the innovation ecosystem on national level by covering 3 dimensions: innovation input, innovation output and innovation efficiency.

Ranking
33

Score
42.25

Year: 2023

The Doing Business index provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level.

Launched in 2002 by the World Bank, the index looks at domestic small and medium-size companies and measures the regulations applying to them through their life cycle.

Ranking
37

Score
76.51

Year: 2020

This index assesses the competitiveness landscape of 141 economies, providing unique insight into the drivers of economic growth in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It aims to provide insights about economic growth, which remains crucial for improving living standards.

It also explores the relationship between competitiveness, shared prosperity and environmental sustainability, showing that there is no inherent trade-off between building competitiveness, creating more equitable societies that provide opportunity for all and transitioning to environmentally sustainable systems.

Ranking
35

Score
70.2

Year: 2020

The UNCTAD B2C E-commerce Index measures an economy’s preparedness to support online shopping. The index consists of four indicators that are highly related to online shopping and for which there is wide country coverage

The extent to which people shop online in a country is highly correlated with the value of the index

Ranking
34

Score
78.8

Year: 2020

The Development Challenges Index measures shortfalls in three key dimensions, namely (i) quality-adjusted human development, (ii) environmental sustainability and (iii) governance. This index offers an analytical toolkit that could trigger policy dialogue to address these challenges at the global, regional and national levels.

Ranking
136

Score
0.25

Year: 2020

The Index measure the country's efforts to open it's economy and strengthen its economy ties with partners through the selected economic integration channels: exports, imports, exports-non oil, Imports non-oil, worker remittances-inflows, workers remittances outflows, Foreign Direct Investment-Inflows, Foreign Direct Investment-Outflows.

Ranking
11

Score
0.37

Year: 2021

Financial inclusiveness is a key component of economic integration, participation and growth. It has significant impact on inequalities, especially for women access to work and economic activity. The index comprises of three parameters including Access, Usage and Barriers.

Ranking
27

Score
0.59

Year: 2021

The Human Capital Index (HCI) calculates the level of human capital that a child born today might anticipate having by the time they turn 18 years old, taking into account the risks associated with poor health and inadequate educational opportunities in their nation.

Ranking
14

Score
0.77

Year: 2020

The FDI Regulatory Restrictiveness Index, gauges legal barriers to foreign direct investment. The four major categories of FDI limitations are used to evaluate how restrictive a nation's FDI regulations are: 1) Limits on foreign stock; 2) Discriminatory screening or approval methods; 3) Limitations on hiring foreigners as key employees; and 4) Additional operational constraints, such as limitations on branching, capital repatriation, or land ownership by foreign-owned firms.

Ranking
81

Score
0.01

Year: 2020

The index provides unique insights into the strengths and areas for development of each country to support their efforts to enhance the long-term growth of their T&T sector in a sustainable and resilient manner. The index is comprised of five subindexes, 17 pillars and 112 individual indicators, distributed among the different pillars.

Ranking
39

Score
4.29

Year: 2021

Governance

More and more in the world, public institutions are transforming their services to deliver them online. UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) develops this index to assess the digital government development of the 193 United Nations Member States in identifying their strengths, challenges and opportunities, as well as informing policies and strategies.

This index supports countries’ efforts to provide effective, accountable and inclusive digital services to all and to bridge the digital divides in fulfilling the principle of leaving no one behind.

Ranking
21

Score
0.88

Year: 2022

Digital technologies allow today to easily engage citizens in public decision-making processes and to let them participate in public consultations. The e-participation index (EPI) is derived as a supplementary index to the UN E-Government Survey. It extends the dimension of the Survey by focusing on the use of online services to facilitate provision of information by governments to citizens (“e-information sharing”), interaction with stakeholders (“e-consultation”), and engagement in decision-making processes (“e-decision making”).

The goal of e-participation initiatives should be to improve the citizen's access to information and public services; and promote participation in public decision-making which impacts the well-being of society, in general, and the individual, in particular.

Ranking
25

Score
0.74

Year: 2022

The SDG Index is a unique worldwide study that assesses the progress of countries in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, providing a comprehensive evaluation of each country's position in relation to these goals.

Ranking
13

Score
81.01

Year: 2023

Inequality

The Human Development Index is a summary composite measure of a country's average achievements in three basic aspects of human development: long and healthy life, knowledge and standard of living.

Ranking
23

Score
0.92

Year: 2021

Planetary pressures-adjusted HDI (PHDI): HDI value adjusted by the level of carbon dioxide emissions and material footprint per capita to account for the excessive human pressure on the planet.

Ranking
13

Score
0.77

Year: 2021

The Global Food Security Index evaluates how effectively a country can meet its population’s calorific and nutritional needs, while also examining the impact of external factors such as agricultural infrastructure, political stability, and climate risks, among others. Developed by Economist Impact and supported by Corteva Agriscience, it evaluates food security in 113 countries across four key pillars: Affordability, Availability, Quality and Safety, Natural Resources and Resilience.

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N/A

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N/A

Year: N/A

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