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Economy > Technology index: Countries Compared

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..

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United StatesUnited States 6.24 2005
2 TaiwanTaiwan 6.04 2005
3 FinlandFinland 5.92 2005
4 SwedenSweden 5.8 2005
5 JapanJapan 5.68 2005
6 DenmarkDenmark 5.34 2005
7 IsraelIsrael 5.25 2005
8 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 5.25 2005
9 NorwayNorway 5.17 2005
10 SingaporeSingapore 5.11 2005
11 GermanyGermany 5.08 2005
12 CanadaCanada 5.05 2005
13 IcelandIceland 5.05 2005
14 EstoniaEstonia 5.01 2005
15 NetherlandsNetherlands 4.98 2005
16 AustraliaAustralia 4.93 2005
17 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 4.92 2005
18 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 4.88 2005
19 SpainSpain 4.86 2005
20 AustriaAustria 4.85 2005
21 MaltaMalta 4.85 2005
22 PortugalPortugal 4.78 2005
23 New ZealandNew Zealand 4.76 2005
24 SloveniaSlovenia 4.71 2005
25 United Arab EmiratesUAE 4.71 2005
26 SlovakiaSlovakia 4.67 2005
27 MalaysiaMalaysia 4.67 2005
28 HungaryHungary 4.66 2005
29 FranceFrance 4.65 2005
30 BelgiumBelgium 4.59 2005
31 ChileChile 4.55 2005
32 LithuaniaLithuania 4.51 2005
33 Hong KongHong Kong 4.49 2005
34 BahrainBahrain 4.47 2005
35 LatviaLatvia 4.46 2005
36 IrelandIreland 4.43 2005
37 GreeceGreece 4.42 2005
38 CyprusCyprus 4.36 2005
39 South AfricaSouth Africa 4.33 2005
40 LuxembourgLuxembourg 4.28 2005
41 ThailandThailand 4.24 2005
42 BrazilBrazil 4.24 2005
43 MauritiusMauritius 4.19 2005
44 PolandPoland 4.19 2005
45 CroatiaCroatia 4.15 2005
46 MexicoMexico 4.13 2005
47 RomaniaRomania 4.13 2005
48 JamaicaJamaica 4.12 2005
49 ItalyItaly 4.08 2005
50 JordanJordan 4.02 2005
51 TurkeyTurkey 4.01 2005
52 PanamaPanama 4 2005
53 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 3.98 2005
54 Costa RicaCosta Rica 3.97 2005
55 UruguayUruguay 3.92 2005
56 ArgentinaArgentina 3.87 2005
57 TunisiaTunisia 3.87 2005
58 BulgariaBulgaria 3.82 2005
59 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 3.8 2005
60 PhilippinesPhilippines 3.72 2005
61 IndiaIndia 3.72 2005
62 ChinaChina 3.72 2005
63 BotswanaBotswana 3.7 2005
64 EgyptEgypt 3.68 2005
65 NamibiaNamibia 3.66 2005
66 RussiaRussia 3.65 2005
67 El SalvadorEl Salvador 3.6 2005
68 ColombiaColombia 3.6 2005
69 VenezuelaVenezuela 3.6 2005
70 PeruPeru 3.45 2005
71 IndonesiaIndonesia 3.31 2005
72 KenyaKenya 3.31 2005
73 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 3.3 2005
74 MoroccoMorocco 3.3 2005
75 Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. 3.26 2005
76 UgandaUganda 3.22 2005
77 GhanaGhana 3.21 2005
78 GeorgiaGeorgia 3.18 2005
79 GuatemalaGuatemala 3.18 2005
80 Sri LankaSri Lanka 3.17 2005
81 UkraineUkraine 3.15 2005
82 TanzaniaTanzania 3.12 2005
83 ZimbabweZimbabwe 3.04 2005
84 PakistanPakistan 3.02 2005
85 EcuadorEcuador 3.01 2005
86 NigeriaNigeria 2.99 2005
87 ZambiaZambia 2.98 2005
88 ParaguayParaguay 2.94 2005
89 VietnamVietnam 2.92 2005
90 MozambiqueMozambique 2.89 2005
91 HondurasHonduras 2.89 2005
92 BoliviaBolivia 2.81 2005
93 NicaraguaNicaragua 2.78 2005
94 MalawiMalawi 2.74 2005
95 AlgeriaAlgeria 2.67 2005
96 MadagascarMadagascar 2.64 2005
97 BangladeshBangladesh 2.62 2005
98 MaliMali 2.52 2005
99 AngolaAngola 2.3 2005
100 EthiopiaEthiopia 2.17 2005
101 ChadChad 1.81 2005

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Technology index", World economic forum - Global Competitiveness Report 2004-2005. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Technology-index

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