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Emerging markets Compared by Economy > Technology index

DEFINITION: The technology index denotes the country's technological readiness. This index is created with such indicators as companies spending on R&D, the creativity of its scientific community, personal computer and internet penetration rates.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Estonia 5.01 2005
2 Malaysia 4.67 2005
3 Hungary 4.66 2005
4 Chile 4.55 2005
5 Lithuania 4.51 2005
6 Latvia 4.46 2005
7 South Africa 4.33 2005
=8 Thailand 4.24 2005
=8 Brazil 4.24 2005
10 Poland 4.19 2005
=11 Romania 4.13 2005
=11 Mexico 4.13 2005
13 Turkey 4.01 2005
14 Argentina 3.87 2005
15 Bulgaria 3.82 2005
=16 China 3.72 2005
=16 Philippines 3.72 2005
=16 India 3.72 2005
19 Russia 3.65 2005
=20 Colombia 3.6 2005
=20 Venezuela 3.6 2005
22 Peru 3.45 2005
23 Indonesia 3.31 2005
24 Ukraine 3.15 2005
25 Pakistan 3.02 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Technology index. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World economic forum - Global Competitiveness Report 2004-2005. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Emerging-markets/Economy/Technology-index

Emerging markets Compared by Economy > Technology index

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Interesting observations about Economy > Technology index

  • United States ranked first for technology index amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • Finland ranked first for technology index amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Denmark ranked first for technology index amongst NATO countries in 2005.
  • Estonia ranked first for technology index amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Italy ranked last for technology index amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
  • Sweden ranked second for technology index amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Chile ranked first for technology index amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2005.
  • Germany ranked second for technology index amongst Eurozone in 2005.
  • Spain ranked first for technology index amongst Catholic countries in 2005.
  • All of the bottom 20 countries by technology index are Hot countries.
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