World Competitiveness Yearbook

The World Competitiveness Yearbook is an annual report published by the Swiss-based International Institute for Management Development (IMD) on the competitiveness of nations and has been published since 1989.[1] The yearbook benchmarks the performance of 63 countries based on 340 criteria measuring different facets of competitiveness. It uses two types of data:

  • 2/3 hard statistical data (international/national sources)
  • 1/3 survey data (Executive Opinion Survey)

Ranking of countries in 5-year periods

World Competitiveness Yearbook, in period of 5 years, with latest year reported.[2][lower-alpha 1]
Nation/Territory199720022007201220172019[lower-alpha 2] 2020[3]
 Singapore282431 1
 Hong Kong3133112 5
 United States111243 10
  Switzerland1256324 3
 United Arab Emirates---16105 9
 Netherlands4481156 4
 Ireland109142067 12
 Denmark13651378 2
 Sweden19129599 6
 Qatar---101710 14
 Norway5141381111 7
 Luxembourg82412812 15
 Canada671061213 8
 China272815231814 20
 Finland7317171515 13
 Taiwan18201871416 11
 Germany16171691317 17
 Australia151012152118 18
 Austria201511212519 16
 Iceland21117262020 21
 New Zealand111819241621 22
 Malaysia142423142422 27
 United Kingdom91620181923 19
 Israel252621192224 26
 Thailand313133302725 29
 Saudi Arabia----3626 24
 Belgium231925252327 25
 South Korea302929222928 23
 Lithuania--31363329 31
 Japan172724272630 34
 France222528293131 32
 Indonesia384754424232 40
 Czech Republic333232332833 33
 Kazakhstan---323234 42
 Estonia-2122313035 28
 Spain262330393436 36
 Slovenia-3540514337 35
 Poland434552343838 39
 Portugal323339413939 37
 Latvia----4040 41
 Cyprus----3741 30
 Chile242226283542 38
 India414127354543 43
 Italy393442404444 44
 Russia464443484645 50
 Philippines294045434146 45
 Hungary373035455247 47
 Bulgaria--41544948 48
 Romania--44535049 51
 Mexico404347374850 53
 Turkey354948384751 46
 Colombia454238525452 54
 Slovakia-3834475153 57
 Ukraine--46566054 55
 Peru---445555 52
 South Africa423950505356 59
 Jordan--37495657 58
 Greece363636585758 49
 Brazil343749466159 56
 Croatia--53575960 60
 Argentina284851555861 62
 Mongolia----6262 61
 Venezuela444655596363 63

See also

Notes

  1. Search Criteria: Competitiveness ranking, Consolidated rankings, Overall competitiveness, All countries, All years
  2. Latest year reported.

References

  1. "IMD International". IMD. Retrieved 2016-02-07.
  2. "IMD World Competitiveness Online - Custom Search". IMD World Competitiveness Online. Retrieved 14 September 2019.
  3. "World Competitiveness Ranking 2020". IMD business school. Retrieved 2020-06-17.

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