The number in the colored box on the left represents the country’s score for a particular index. The bar below shows the country relative to other countries, with the total number of ranked countries shown to the right. Each index is a separate entity, with a unique scale. The "view heat map" button opens both a visual map of all countries, as well as a table of scores of all countries included in the index.

Ease of Doing Business Rank link


The Ease of Doing Business Rankings measures the vibrancy of a country’s business environment based on business regulations in place. Source: Doing Business open_in_new (2017)

Freedom of the Press link


The Freedom of the Press Survey assesses the degree of print, broadcast, and internet freedom of every country in the world. Source: Freedom House open_in_new (2017)

ICT Development Index (IDI) link


The ICT Development Index (IDI), which has been published annually since 2009, is a composite index that combines 11 indicators into one benchmark measure. It is used to monitor and compare developments in information and communication technology (ICT) between countries and over time. Source: ICT Development Index (IDI) open_in_new (2017)

Index of Economic Freedom link


Grades each country on a scale of 0 to 100, based on ten freedoms, with 100 representing the greatest amount of economic autonomy from government intervention. Source: Heritage Foundation open_in_new (2018)

KOF Index of Globalization link


The KOF Index of Globalization measures the economic, social, and political dimensions of globalization in each country. Source: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich open_in_new (2017)

Paying Taxes Indicator link


The Ease of Paying Taxes Survey ranks countries based on their total tax rate as well as measuring the administrative burden of paying taxes. Source: PwC open_in_new (2018)

Additional rankings and indices are available in the Rankings section of the globalEDGE Resource Directory.