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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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United States 6.24 2005
2 Taiwan 6.04 2005
3 Finland 5.92 2005
4 Sweden 5.8 2005
5 Japan 5.68 2005
6 Denmark 5.34 2005
7 Israel 5.25 2005
8 Switzerland 5.25 2005
9 Norway 5.17 2005
10 Singapore 5.11 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 5.1 2005
11 Germany 5.08 2005
12 Canada 5.05 2005
13 Iceland 5.05 2005
14 Estonia 5.01 2005
15 Netherlands 4.98 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 4.95 2005
16 Australia 4.93 2005
17 United Kingdom 4.92 2005
18 Czech Republic 4.88 2005
19 Spain 4.86 2005
20 Austria 4.85 2005
21 Malta 4.85 2005
22 Portugal 4.78 2005
23 New Zealand 4.76 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 4.72 2005
24 Slovenia 4.71 2005
25 United Arab Emirates 4.71 2005
European Union average (profile) 4.69 2005
26 Slovakia 4.67 2005
27 Malaysia 4.67 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 4.66 2005
28 Hungary 4.66 2005
29 France 4.65 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 4.63 2005
30 Belgium 4.59 2005
31 Chile 4.55 2005
32 Lithuania 4.51 2005
33 Hong Kong 4.49 2005
34 Bahrain 4.47 2005
35 Latvia 4.46 2005
36 Ireland 4.43 2005
37 Greece 4.42 2005
38 Cyprus 4.36 2005
39 South Africa 4.33 2005
40 Luxembourg 4.28 2005
41 Thailand 4.24 2005
42 Brazil 4.24 2005
43 Mauritius 4.19 2005
44 Poland 4.19 2005
45 Croatia 4.15 2005
46 Mexico 4.13 2005
47 Romania 4.13 2005
48 Jamaica 4.12 2005
49 Italy 4.08 2005
50 Jordan 4.02 2005
51 Turkey 4.01 2005
52 Panama 4 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 3.99 2005
53 Trinidad and Tobago 3.98 2005
54 Costa Rica 3.97 2005
55 Uruguay 3.92 2005
56 Argentina 3.87 2005
57 Tunisia 3.87 2005
58 Bulgaria 3.82 2005
59 Dominican Republic 3.8 2005
60 Philippines 3.72 2005
61 India 3.72 2005
62 China 3.72 2005
63 Botswana 3.7 2005
64 Egypt 3.68 2005
65 Namibia 3.66 2005
66 Russia 3.65 2005
67 El Salvador 3.6 2005
68 Colombia 3.6 2005
69 Venezuela 3.6 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 3.55 2005
70 Peru 3.45 2005
71 Indonesia 3.31 2005
72 Kenya 3.31 2005
73 Serbia and Montenegro 3.3 2005
74 Morocco 3.3 2005
75 Republic of Macedonia 3.26 2005
76 Uganda 3.22 2005
77 Ghana 3.21 2005
78 Georgia 3.18 2005
79 Guatemala 3.18 2005
80 Sri Lanka 3.17 2005
81 Ukraine 3.15 2005
82 Tanzania 3.12 2005
83 Zimbabwe 3.04 2005
84 Pakistan 3.02 2005
85 Ecuador 3.01 2005
86 Nigeria 2.99 2005
87 Zambia 2.98 2005
88 Paraguay 2.94 2005
89 Vietnam 2.92 2005
90 Mozambique 2.89 2005
91 Honduras 2.89 2005
92 Bolivia 2.81 2005
93 Nicaragua 2.78 2005
94 Malawi 2.74 2005
95 Algeria 2.67 2005
96 Madagascar 2.64 2005
97 Bangladesh 2.62 2005
98 Mali 2.52 2005
99 Angola 2.3 2005
100 Ethiopia 2.17 2005
101 Chad 1.81 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/stats/Economy/Technology-index

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