Availability of scientists and engineers

scale 1-7, 2007–2016

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    2007 Ranking
    1. Finland 6.04
    2. Japan 5.95
    3. Israel 5.92
    4. India 5.92
    5. Czech Republic 5.76
    6. Sweden 5.76
    7. France 5.68
    8. Canada 5.66
    9. Tunisia 5.65
    10. Switzerland 5.64
    11. Denmark 5.61
    12. United States 5.60
    13. South Korea 5.52
    14. Ireland 5.44
    15. Germany 5.44
    16. Greece 5.41
    17. Belgium 5.34
    18. Puerto Rico 5.32
    19. Iceland 5.29
    20. Malaysia 5.28
    21. Singapore 5.28
    22. Norway 5.25
    23. Slovakia 5.19
    24. Algeria 5.16
    25. Austria 5.13
    26. Indonesia 5.05
    27. United Kingdom 5.04
    28. Egypt 5.00
    29. Netherlands 4.99
    30. Chile 4.94
    31. Portugal 4.93
    32. Cyprus 4.91
    33. Hong Kong 4.91
    34. Australia 4.91
    35. Morocco 4.89
    36. Russia 4.87
    37. Jordan 4.82
    38. Costa Rica 4.76
    39. Hungary 4.74
    40. Turkey 4.74
    41. Thailand 4.73
    42. Lithuania 4.72
    43. Sri Lanka 4.72
    44. Spain 4.71
    45. Croatia 4.70
    46. Romania 4.61
    47. Serbia 4.61
    48. Italy 4.59
    49. Kuwait 4.58
    50. Kenya 4.57
    51. Azerbaijan 4.56
    52. Mongolia 4.55
    53. Libya 4.54
    54. Vietnam 4.54
    55. Syria 4.50
    56. Saudi Arabia 4.47
    57. Armenia 4.45
    58. Benin 4.43
    59. Brazil 4.42
    60. New Zealand 4.42
    61. Madagascar 4.40
    62. Barbados 4.40
    63. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 4.38
    64. Bulgaria 4.36
    65. Trinidad and Tobago 4.36
    66. Qatar 4.33
    67. Estonia 4.33
    68. Senegal 4.30
    69. Ukraine 4.30
    70. Malta 4.29
    71. Uruguay 4.28
    72. Bangladesh 4.26
    73. Poland 4.25
    74. Mali 4.20
    75. Argentina 4.19
    76. Nigeria 4.17
    77. China 4.17
    78. Venezuela 4.16
    79. United Arab Emirates 4.07
    80. Cameroon 4.07
    81. Luxembourg 4.07
    82. Colombia 4.06
    83. Uganda 4.05
    84. Oman 4.05
    85. Pakistan 4.04
    86. Tanzania 4.00
    87. Zambia 3.99
    88. Jamaica 3.97
    89. Montenegro 3.93
    90. Peru 3.89
    91. Georgia 3.86
    92. Slovenia 3.85
    93. Philippines 3.85
    94. Mexico 3.82
    95. Panama 3.80
    96. Kazakhstan 3.77
    97. Guatemala 3.74
    98. Mauritania 3.73
    99. Bahrain 3.69
    100. Nepal 3.69
    101. South Africa 3.63
    102. Latvia 3.61
    103. Mauritius 3.48
    104. Honduras 3.47
    105. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.44
    106. Zimbabwe 3.43
    107. Burkina Faso 3.42
    108. Albania 3.37
    109. Ecuador 3.36
    110. Tajikistan 3.36
    111. Nicaragua 3.35
    112. Botswana 3.33
    113. Kyrgyzstan 3.33
    114. Dominican Republic 3.32
    115. El Salvador 3.29
    116. Burundi 3.15
    117. Ethiopia 3.09
    118. Mozambique 3.08
    119. Gambia 3.02
    120. Bolivia 3.00
    121. Lesotho 2.95
    122. Chad 2.95
    123. Guyana 2.88
    124. Cambodia 2.82
    125. Paraguay 2.74
    126. Namibia 2.70
    127. Timor Leste 2.28
    2016 Ranking
    1. Finland 6.05
    2. United States 5.53
    3. Japan 5.51
    4. Qatar 5.49
    5. United Arab Emirates 5.41
    6. Canada 5.37
    7. Malaysia 5.32
    8. Israel 5.31
    9. Singapore 5.25
    10. Greece 5.24
    11. Norway 5.20
    12. Ireland 5.17
    13. Jordan 5.15
    14. Switzerland 5.08
    15. Iceland 5.04
    16. Germany 5.03
    17. Australia 5.02
    18. Lebanon 4.96
    19. United Kingdom 4.89
    20. Sweden 4.89
    21. Netherlands 4.81
    22. Belgium 4.77
    23. Chile 4.75
    24. Costa Rica 4.74
    25. New Zealand 4.73
    26. France 4.72
    27. Austria 4.70
    28. Ukraine 4.68
    29. China 4.68
    30. Italy 4.68
    31. Sri Lanka 4.67
    32. Saudi Arabia 4.66
    33. Spain 4.65
    34. Portugal 4.61
    35. India 4.57
    36. Denmark 4.53
    37. Indonesia 4.52
    38. South Korea 4.43
    39. Kenya 4.42
    40. Azerbaijan 4.40
    41. Bahrain 4.38
    42. Hong Kong 4.35
    43. Iran 4.32
    44. Estonia 4.31
    45. Egypt 4.30
    46. Mongolia 4.27
    47. Tunisia 4.26
    48. Turkey 4.26
    49. Poland 4.25
    50. Tajikistan 4.25
    51. Armenia 4.24
    52. Cyprus 4.23
    53. Trinidad and Tobago 4.21
    54. Mexico 4.14
    55. Luxembourg 4.14
    56. Thailand 4.14
    57. Russia 4.13
    58. Zambia 4.09
    59. Romania 4.08
    60. Slovenia 4.08
    61. Lithuania 4.07
    62. Barbados 4.05
    63. Kazakhstan 4.05
    64. Guatemala 4.01
    65. Pakistan 4.00
    66. Morocco 4.00
    67. Panama 3.99
    68. Malta 3.99
    69. Rwanda 3.98
    70. Bulgaria 3.92
    71. Bangladesh 3.92
    72. Ethiopia 3.91
    73. Uganda 3.90
    74. Colombia 3.89
    75. Ghana 3.86
    76. Ivory Coast 3.85
    77. Philippines 3.83
    78. Oman 3.83
    79. Brunei 3.81
    80. Algeria 3.80
    81. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 3.80
    82. Hungary 3.79
    83. Vietnam 3.77
    84. Senegal 3.77
    85. Mauritius 3.76
    86. Nigeria 3.76
    87. Montenegro 3.76
    88. Czech Republic 3.75
    89. Serbia 3.72
    90. Croatia 3.72
    91. Madagascar 3.71
    92. Honduras 3.69
    93. Argentina 3.68
    94. Tanzania 3.66
    95. Kuwait 3.65
    96. Jamaica 3.62
    97. Slovakia 3.61
    98. Latvia 3.56
    99. Malawi 3.55
    100. Mali 3.55
    101. Cape Verde 3.54
    102. Congo (Kinshasa) 3.54
    103. Benin 3.54
    104. Namibia 3.54
    105. Nepal 3.54
    106. Botswana 3.50
    107. Dominican Republic 3.47
    108. Uruguay 3.45
    109. Brazil 3.44
    110. Cameroon 3.44
    111. South Africa 3.40
    112. Ecuador 3.38
    113. Peru 3.37
    114. Georgia 3.33
    115. Kyrgyzstan 3.26
    116. Liberia 3.26
    117. Zimbabwe 3.24
    118. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.22
    119. Venezuela 3.18
    120. Lesotho 3.17
    121. Burundi 3.17
    122. Bhutan 3.16
    123. Cambodia 3.15
    124. Mozambique 3.13
    125. Albania 3.10
    126. Laos 3.10
    127. Gambia 2.97
    128. Sierra Leone 2.96
    129. Bolivia 2.95
    130. Moldova 2.87
    131. Yemen 2.85
    132. Nicaragua 2.79
    133. Gabon 2.78
    134. El Salvador 2.74
    135. Chad 2.70
    136. Paraguay 2.65
    137. Mauritania 2.30

    This index represents the average score from 1-7 given by a large sample group in a particular country in response to the following question: “To what extent are scientists and engineers available?” (1 = not at all, 7 = widely available).

    Source: World Economic Forum