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High income OECD countries 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 United States 6.24 2005
2 Finland 5.92 2005
3 Sweden 5.8 2005
4 Japan 5.68 2005
5 Denmark 5.34 2005
=6 Israel 5.25 2005
=6 Switzerland 5.25 2005
8 Norway 5.17 2005
9 Germany 5.08 2005
=10 Canada 5.05 2005
=10 Iceland 5.05 2005
12 Estonia 5.01 2005
13 Netherlands 4.98 2005
14 Australia 4.93 2005
15 United Kingdom 4.92 2005
16 Czech Republic 4.88 2005
17 Spain 4.86 2005
18 Austria 4.85 2005
19 Portugal 4.78 2005
20 New Zealand 4.76 2005
21 Slovenia 4.71 2005
22 Slovakia 4.67 2005
23 France 4.65 2005
24 Belgium 4.59 2005
25 Chile 4.55 2005
26 Ireland 4.43 2005
27 Greece 4.42 2005
28 Luxembourg 4.28 2005
29 Poland 4.19 2005
30 Italy 4.08 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/High-income-OECD-countries/Economy/Technology-index

High income OECD countries 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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