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European Union 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 Finland 5.92 2005
2 Sweden 5.8 2005
3 Denmark 5.34 2005
4 Germany 5.08 2005
5 Estonia 5.01 2005
6 Netherlands 4.98 2005
7 United Kingdom 4.92 2005
8 Czech Republic 4.88 2005
9 Spain 4.86 2005
=10 Austria 4.85 2005
=10 Malta 4.85 2005
12 Portugal 4.78 2005
13 Slovenia 4.71 2005
14 Slovakia 4.67 2005
15 Hungary 4.66 2005
16 France 4.65 2005
17 Belgium 4.59 2005
18 Lithuania 4.51 2005
19 Latvia 4.46 2005
20 Ireland 4.43 2005
21 Greece 4.42 2005
22 Cyprus 4.36 2005
23 Luxembourg 4.28 2005
24 Poland 4.19 2005
25 Croatia 4.15 2005
26 Romania 4.13 2005
27 Italy 4.08 2005
28 Bulgaria 3.82 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/European-Union/Economy/Technology-index

European Union 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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