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.

Corruption Perceptions Index link

Score
63

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. Source: Transparency International open_in_new (2017)


DHL Global Connectedness Index link

Score
67.58

Score based on a nation's integration into the world economy. (Higher score corresponds to more globally integrated.) Source: DHL open_in_new (2015)


Ease of Doing Business Rank link

Score
15

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)


Environmental Performance Index link

Score
72.84

The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 180 countries on 24 performance indicators across ten issue categories covering environmental health and ecosystem vitality. Source: Atlas of Economic Complexity open_in_new (2018)


Financial Secrecy Index link

Score
743.38

The Financial Secrecy Index ranks jurisdictions according to their secrecy and the scale of their offshore financial activities. A politically neutral ranking, it is a tool for understanding global financial secrecy, tax havens or secrecy jurisdictions, and illicit financial flows or capital flight. Source: Financial Secrecy Index open_in_new (2018)


Freedom of the Press link

Score
25

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)


Global Competitiveness Index link

Score
5.3

The Global Competitiveness Report provides a description of the economic competitiveness of a country based on enabling high productivity levels. Source: World Economic Forum open_in_new (2017)


Global Enabling Trade Index link

Score
4.92

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. Source: World Economic Forum open_in_new (2016)


Global Entrepreneurship Index link

Score
59.5

The GEDI methodology collects data on the entrepreneurial attitudes, abilities and aspirations of the local population and then weights these against the prevailing social and economic 'infrastructure' – this includes aspects such as broadband connectivity and the transport links to external markets. This process creates 14 'pillars' which GEDI uses to measure the health of the regional ecosystem. Source: The Global Entrepreneurship and Development Institute open_in_new (2018)


Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index (GMCI) link

Score
72.9

The Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index (GMCI) ranks the manufacturing competitiveness of a country based on factors such as labor, materials, energy, and access to talented workers. Source: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited open_in_new (2016)


Index of Economic Freedom link

Score
76.6

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)


International Logistics Performance Index (LPI) link

Score
3.7

The Logistics Performance Index (LPI) evaluates the capacity of a country to efficiently move goods and connect manufacturers and consumers with international markets. Source: World Bank open_in_new (2016)


International Property Rights Index link

Score
7.27

The International Property Rights Index is an economic index study on the correlation between economic success and property rights. Source: The International Property Rights Index open_in_new (2017)


Management Index (Political Leadership Towards Democracy and a Market Economy) link

Score
7.48

The Management Index evaluates the reform activities of political decision-makers in working toward a market-based democracy Source: Bertelsmann Stiftung open_in_new (2016)


Networked Readiness Index (NRI) link

Score
5.47

The Networked Readiness Index (NRI) evaluates how conducive a country is to the development of a network of information and communication technologies. Source: World Economic Forum open_in_new (2016)


Paying Taxes Indicator link

Score
56

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)


Price of a Big Mac in Dollars link

Score
2.33

The price of a Big Mac hamburger in U.S. dollars using market exchange rates. Source: Big Mac Index open_in_new (2018)


Status Index (Political and Economic Transformation) link

Score
9.53

The Status Index evaluates the political and economic transformation dimensions of a country based on how well the ground rules for democracy are anchored in society. Source: Bertelsmann Stiftung open_in_new (2016)


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

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