Corruption Perceptions Index

4 / 168

The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) ranks countries in terms of the degree to which corruption is perceived to exist in the misuse of public power for private benefit.

Transparency International open_in_new (2015)


DHL Global Connectedness Index Score

31 / 140

Score based on a nation's integration into the world economy. (Higher score corresponds to more globally integrated)

DHL open_in_new (2013)


E&Y Globalization Index Score

21 / 60

Ranks a country's international business integration based on five categories: openness to trade; capital movements; exchange of technology and ideas; labor movements; and cultural integration. The index measures globalization relative to that nation's GDP, rather than by its absolute value. (Higher score is more integrated)

Ernst & Young open_in_new (2012)


Ease of Doing Business Rank

2 / 177

The Ease of Doing Business Rankings measures the vibrancy of a country’s business environment based on business regulations in place.

Doing Business open_in_new (2015)


Ease of Paying Taxes Rank

22 / 187

The Ease of Paying Taxes Survey ranks countries based on their total tax rate as well as measuring the administrative burden of paying taxes.

PwC open_in_new (2015)


Employment Protection Index

31 / 35

The Employment Protection Index ranks employment protection strictness, a higher score represents more employment protection restrictions.

OECD open_in_new (2013)


Freedom of the Press

26 / 195

The Freedom of the Press Survey assesses the degree of print, broadcast, and internet freedom of every country in the world.

Freedom House open_in_new (2015)


Global Competitiveness Report

16 / 140

The Global Competitiveness Report provides a description of the economic competitiveness of a country based on enabling high productivity levels.

World Economic Forum open_in_new (2015)


Global Enabling Trade Report

4 / 138

The Global Enabling Trade Report analyzes which countries across the world enable trade from country to destination based on the free flow of goods across borders.

World Economic Forum open_in_new (2014)


Global Services Location Index

55 / 55

The Global Services Location Index measures the viability of countries as a potential offshore destination for services.

A.T. Kearney open_in_new (2016)


Index of Economic Freedom

3 / 178

The Index of Economic Freedom determines whether individuals in a country are free to work, produce, consume, and invest without being constrained by the state. Scale ranks countries on a basis of 1-100, with 100 representing the greatest amount of economic autonomy from government intervention.

Heritage Foundation open_in_new (2015)


International Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

23 / 160

The Logistics Performance Index (LPI) evaluates the capacity of a country to efficiently move goods and connect manufacturers and consumers with international markets.

World Bank open_in_new (2014)


International Property Rights Index

2 / 97

The International Property Rights Index is an economic index study on the correlation between economic success and property rights.

The International Property Rights Index open_in_new (2015)


Inward FDI Potential Index

36 / 141

The Inward FDI Potential Index evaluates the attractiveness of countries to foreign investors.

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development 2006 open_in_new (2006)


KOF Index of Globalization

28 / 187

The KOF Index of Globalization measures the economic, social, and political dimensions of globalization in each country.

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich open_in_new (2016)


Networked Readiness Index (NRI)

11 / 142

The Networked Readiness Index (NRI) evaluates how conducive a country is to the development of a network of information and communication technologies.

World Economic Forum open_in_new (2015)


Open Budget Index

1 / 102

The Open Budget Index indicates how transparent and accountable the national budget of a country is.

International Budget Partnership open_in_new (2015)


Price of a Big Mac in Dollars

15 / 54

The price of a Big Mac hamburger in U.S. dollars using market exchange rates.

Big Mac Index open_in_new (2016)


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

New Zealand