areppim: information, pure and simple

areppim: information, pure and simple


You are here:  areppim >  Global Innovation Index >  Country Rankings 2018

Innovation Index Country Ranking - 2018

Line chart and statistics of the 2018 global innovation index (GII) as calculated by INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization. In the top 50 ranked countries, 39 or 78% are HI economies, only 8 or 16% are UM (upper-middle income), and 3 or 6% are LM (lower-middle income). Seven small countries appear among the top ranked ten nations, with Switzerland at the topmost rank. Three heavyweights manage to sneak among them: the United Kingdom number 4, the United States number 6, and Germany number 9.

Global Innovation Index
2018 ¹

CountryOverall Score ²RankingIncome Group ³Region ⁴
Albania29.9883UMEUR
Algeria23.87110UMNAWA
Argentina30.6580UMLCN
Armenia32.8168LMNAWA
Australia51.9820HISEAO
Austria51.3221HIEUR
Azerbaijan30.282UMNAWA
Bahrain31.7372HINAWA
Bangladesh23.06116LMCSA
Belarus29.3586UMEUR
Belgium50.525HIEUR
Benin20.61121LISSF
Bolivia, Plurinational State of22.88117LMLCN
Bosnia and Herzegovina31.0977UMEUR
Botswana28.1691UMSSF
Brazil33.4464UMLCN
Brunei Darussalam32.8467HISEAO
Bulgaria42.6537UMEUR
Burkina Faso18.95124LISSF
Cambodia26.6998LMSEAO
Cameroon23.85111LMSSF
Canada52.9818HINAC
Chile37.7947HILCN
China53.0617UMSEAO
Colombia33.7863UMLCN
Costa Rica35.7254UMLCN
Côte d'Ivoire 19.96123LMSSF
Croatia40.7341UMEUR
Cyprus47.8329HINAWA
Czech Republic48.7527HIEUR
Denmark58.398HIEUR
Dominican Republic29.3387UMLCN
Ecuador26.897UMLCN
Egypt27.1695LMNAWA
El Salvador25.11104LMLCN
Estonia50.5124HIEUR
Finland59.637HIEUR
France54.3616HIEUR
Georgia35.0559LMNAWA
Germany58.039HIEUR
Ghana24.52107LMSSF
Greece38.9342HIEUR
Guatemala25.51102LMLCN
Guinea20.71119LISSF
Honduras24.95105LMLCN
Hong Kong54.6214HISEAO
Hungary44.9433HIEUR
Iceland51.2423HIEUR
India35.1857LMCSA
Indonesia29.885LMSEAO
Iran, Islamic Republic of33.4465UMCSA
Ireland57.1910HIEUR
Israel56.7911HINAWA
Italy46.3231HIEUR
Jamaica30.3981UMLCN
Japan54.9513HISEAO
Jordan30.7779LMNAWA
Kazakhstan31.4274UMCSA
Kenya31.0778LMSSF
Korea, Republic of56.6312HISEAO
Kuwait34.4360HINAWA
Kyrgyzstan27.5694LMCSA
Latvia43.1834HIEUR
Lebanon28.2290UMNAWA
Lithuania41.1940HIEUR
Luxembourg54.5315HIEUR
Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of 29.9184UMEUR
Madagascar24.75106LISSF
Malawi23.09114LISSF
Malaysia43.1635UMSEAO
Mali23.32112LISSF
Malta50.2926HIEUR
Mauritius31.3175UMSSF
Mexico35.3456UMLCN
Moldova, Republic of37.6348LMEUR
Mongolia35.953LMSEAO
Montenegro36.4952UMEUR
Morocco31.0976LMNAWA
Mozambique23.06115LISSF
Namibia28.0393UMSSF
Nepal24.17108LICSA
Netherlands63.322HIEUR
New Zealand51.2922HISEAO
Niger20.57122LISSF
Nigeria22.37118LMSSF
Norway52.6319HIEUR
Oman32.869HINAWA
Pakistan24.12109LMCSA
Panama32.3770UMLCN
Paraguay28.6689UMLCN
Peru31.871UMLCN
Philippines31.5673LMSEAO
Poland41.6739HIEUR
Portugal45.7132HIEUR
Qatar36.5651HINAWA
Romania37.5949UMEUR
Russian Federation37.946UMEUR
Rwanda26.5499LISSF
Saudi Arabia34.2761HINAWA
Senegal26.53100LISSF
Serbia35.4655UMEUR
Singapore59.835HISEAO
Slovakia42.8836HIEUR
Slovenia46.8730HIEUR
South Africa35.1358UMSSF
Spain48.6828HIEUR
Sri Lanka28.6688LMCSA
Sweden63.083HIEUR
Switzerland68.41HIEUR
Tajikistan26.51101LMCSA
Tanzania, United Republic of28.0792LISSF
Thailand3844UMSEAO
Togo18.91125LISSF
Trinidad and Tobago26.9596HILCN
Tunisia32.8666LMNAWA
Turkey37.4250UMNAWA
Uganda25.32103LISSF
Ukraine38.5243LMEUR
United Arab Emirates42.5838HINAWA
United Kingdom60.134HIEUR
United States of America59.816HINAC
Uruguay34.262HILCN
Viet Nam37.9445LMSEAO
Yemen15.04126LMNAWA
Zambia20.66120LMSSF
Zimbabwe23.15113LISSF
¹ For previous years, see Innovation Score Lists. However, rankings are not fully comparable across different years, because the number of countries covered by the survey varies.
² GII (Global Innovation Index) (0-100) rests upon two sub-indices, the Innovation Input Sub-Index and the Innovation Output Sub-Index, each built around several pillars. The overall GII is the simple average of the Input and Output Sub-Indices.
³ World Bank Income Group Classification : LI = low income; LM = lower-middle income; UM = upper-middle income; and HI = high income.
 United Nations Classification: EUR = Europe; NAC = Northern America; LCN = Latin America and the Caribbean; CSA = Central and Southern Asia; SEAO = South East Asia and Oceania; NAWA = Northern Africa and Western Asia; SSF = Sub-Saharan Africa.

 

Median Scores by Income Groupings
Go to top

Income GroupMedian Score
HI = high income50.5
UM = upper-middle income32.09
LM = lower-middle income27.36
LI = low income23.15

 

Median Scores by Regional Groupings
Go to top

Regional GroupMedian Score
NAC = Northern America56.4
EUR = Europe46.32
SEAO = South East Asia and Oceania43.16
NAWA = Northern Africa and Western Asia32.81
LCN = Latin America and the Caribbean30.52
CSA = Central and Southern Asia27.56
SSF = Sub-Saharan Africa23.59

 


 

Source: INSEAD - WIPO, The Global Innovation Index.