Capacity for innovation

scale 1-7, 2007–2016

Info Edit
Country2007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Albania1.912.052.342.582.402.402.973.213.584.17
Algeria2.282.102.192.262.041.872.312.663.263.68
Angola1.721.582.042.502.68
Argentina2.922.932.953.012.952.863.333.673.894.08
Armenia3.023.082.992.973.143.233.443.463.764.16
Australia4.014.014.054.123.983.854.464.614.815.10
Austria5.385.134.814.744.835.024.964.965.405.63
Azerbaijan3.633.743.903.483.243.554.054.104.104.39
Bahrain2.222.513.092.952.412.543.393.773.944.15
Bangladesh2.352.342.302.412.382.352.983.233.383.67
Barbados2.962.982.832.672.732.903.403.893.913.93
Belgium5.124.894.794.724.754.985.075.165.275.43
Belize2.28
Benin3.032.862.593.062.892.493.043.984.914.69
Bhutan3.433.483.753.89
Bolivia2.472.232.392.702.993.243.483.523.283.23
Bosnia and Herzegovina2.542.272.332.412.362.783.133.062.993.10
Botswana2.562.682.632.552.612.853.183.313.583.89
Brazil4.034.023.903.783.793.744.024.103.823.85
Brunei2.612.672.742.963.173.523.603.693.78
Bulgaria2.942.922.872.782.883.203.183.303.824.25
Burkina Faso2.913.182.772.252.292.272.983.45
Burundi2.342.542.452.001.791.782.242.812.813.19
Cape Verde2.052.062.262.893.463.603.71
Cambodia2.502.612.652.562.813.193.483.393.453.62
Cameroon2.412.572.822.562.502.673.143.804.274.38
Canada4.774.544.364.254.144.074.284.634.884.96
Chad2.502.602.522.392.552.712.612.833.193.19
Chile3.473.283.063.083.042.993.553.713.773.87
China3.834.204.204.174.234.104.194.244.204.38
Colombia3.103.323.032.903.173.193.383.553.713.87
Congo (Kinshasa)3.74
Costa Rica3.733.493.453.443.433.484.014.324.404.46
Ivory Coast2.372.272.202.152.172.873.544.314.26
Croatia3.483.533.232.963.063.143.123.113.323.53
Cyprus3.033.333.483.443.172.923.283.813.743.55
Czech Republic4.274.214.204.114.044.134.324.604.784.84
Denmark5.545.525.334.945.114.934.995.285.315.27
Dominican Republic2.702.772.682.312.322.513.223.713.733.87
Ecuador2.692.532.462.422.783.003.693.813.943.88
Egypt2.952.852.622.492.833.023.112.933.073.07
El Salvador2.892.712.522.402.462.703.674.394.053.76
Estonia3.693.643.563.613.733.844.274.524.704.95
Ethiopia2.612.612.552.522.342.332.592.893.473.75
Finland5.785.645.565.575.555.655.665.595.635.63
France5.505.355.145.095.135.014.854.775.075.45
Gabon1.982.553.073.383.58
Gambia2.842.902.832.993.073.353.543.693.974.21
Georgia2.692.702.372.452.622.543.003.283.353.74
Germany6.085.955.875.885.735.665.625.605.645.74
Ghana2.172.232.482.733.023.674.024.094.13
Greece2.972.792.602.542.712.753.003.303.483.82
Guatemala3.183.153.032.892.993.173.724.204.334.37
Guinea2.412.542.702.70
Guyana2.672.632.612.682.973.684.003.843.87
Haiti2.282.262.592.863.19
Honduras2.902.752.652.682.772.823.094.004.414.15
Hong Kong4.243.803.453.303.463.634.234.504.684.68
Hungary3.723.433.313.373.423.453.233.013.113.77
Iceland4.554.594.204.184.374.404.154.044.555.07
India4.013.773.643.613.603.503.964.024.184.55
Indonesia3.443.333.423.753.803.864.394.764.684.73
Iran2.933.043.253.383.493.583.72
Ireland4.394.063.833.743.774.024.645.025.245.33
Israel5.415.175.165.265.285.355.615.825.925.87
Italy4.664.283.923.974.014.004.154.264.454.70
Jamaica3.042.922.572.522.712.953.613.984.164.30
Japan5.855.885.895.825.845.875.565.385.275.12
Jordan3.133.112.852.612.733.263.493.894.254.39
Kazakhstan3.113.353.312.822.642.883.463.753.964.08
Kenya3.313.463.353.193.333.454.104.494.334.62
South Korea5.505.274.714.264.334.504.554.704.824.83
Kuwait2.572.742.752.602.752.642.643.003.593.85
Kyrgyzstan2.912.782.622.212.012.142.623.263.643.54
Laos3.783.733.744.04
Latvia3.353.042.963.103.393.373.523.644.044.32
Lebanon2.592.592.583.363.984.304.56
Lesotho2.293.042.852.172.102.512.833.133.683.35
Liberia3.643.513.583.653.48
Libya2.172.172.122.022.242.472.552.50
Lithuania3.633.333.183.343.313.443.964.294.594.86
Luxembourg4.724.264.384.574.494.645.065.275.405.43
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)2.902.862.752.702.812.803.253.523.743.97
Madagascar2.842.792.782.592.512.833.463.613.853.98
Malawi2.412.492.732.882.793.013.203.433.52
Malaysia4.504.314.084.094.354.644.875.195.495.42
Mali2.852.622.312.472.612.663.173.253.293.60
Malta3.143.033.053.113.063.163.774.033.934.37
Mauritania2.812.602.562.282.412.682.632.942.592.13
Mauritius2.742.682.652.812.772.663.474.014.074.32
Mexico3.303.102.782.702.963.113.453.723.974.15
Moldova2.672.572.492.753.013.413.49
Mongolia2.732.712.792.842.983.133.143.343.984.27
Montenegro2.292.472.943.253.243.313.633.593.593.81
Morocco2.892.802.712.662.562.562.843.203.513.84
Mozambique2.482.302.382.502.312.342.793.233.503.54
Burma (Myanmar)2.702.862.85
Namibia2.462.572.482.442.622.913.383.693.944.09
Nepal2.332.312.232.252.292.422.893.123.273.34
Netherlands5.315.144.874.884.995.055.115.235.255.43
New Zealand4.234.014.133.863.824.084.575.075.265.29
Nicaragua2.592.262.542.672.522.943.423.182.972.97
Nigeria3.083.423.342.873.223.213.413.723.814.04
Norway4.964.944.764.704.494.725.045.025.225.39
Oman3.973.352.753.023.183.363.593.353.353.81
Pakistan3.033.033.133.083.253.253.744.003.673.82
Panama2.662.612.612.752.702.883.734.164.224.36
Paraguay2.412.182.182.322.432.683.033.153.353.65
Peru3.052.832.762.652.682.763.143.413.573.69
Philippines3.153.162.942.762.712.943.764.524.564.45
Poland3.653.043.133.263.303.313.583.763.934.14
Portugal3.873.823.563.483.473.543.904.294.514.58
Puerto Rico3.403.383.163.173.383.624.384.91
Qatar2.863.252.533.404.974.574.835.205.315.22
Romania3.133.283.022.882.933.063.353.753.994.00
Russia3.403.433.453.493.463.283.543.773.774.00
Rwanda2.342.893.293.453.544.024.30
Saudi Arabia3.473.753.724.014.333.883.853.984.094.09
Senegal2.812.972.992.782.973.163.283.914.414.36
Serbia2.812.762.772.752.532.492.792.973.113.23
Seychelles2.973.653.873.87
Sierra Leone2.272.823.203.253.34
Singapore4.504.504.434.304.304.444.784.995.145.21
Slovakia3.403.303.142.932.832.933.243.543.854.18
Slovenia4.704.474.464.173.873.863.683.714.394.81
South Africa3.663.763.623.363.383.524.124.334.595.00
Spain3.823.843.663.453.523.483.663.854.094.35
Sri Lanka3.793.773.313.453.282.883.844.584.464.30
Suriname2.642.713.083.10
Swaziland2.212.122.363.243.503.38
Sweden5.885.785.715.735.695.485.475.505.695.88
Switzerland5.805.875.805.705.775.845.845.896.016.12
Syria2.602.512.222.082.13
Tajikistan2.933.222.932.692.993.353.583.814.044.15
Tanzania2.672.482.532.783.213.153.193.363.533.72
Thailand3.343.163.073.103.193.033.363.754.094.13
Timor Leste2.522.532.692.272.192.442.912.90
Trinidad and Tobago2.502.572.161.992.402.442.923.333.553.70
Tunisia4.053.743.273.543.393.303.223.313.513.80
Turkey3.573.313.353.112.983.383.783.703.794.05
Uganda2.893.002.562.212.522.763.133.533.763.94
Ukraine3.693.843.673.503.423.263.213.644.164.36
United Arab Emirates2.953.013.483.553.784.013.974.694.695.36
United Kingdom5.104.934.704.654.754.965.155.275.385.44
United States5.445.535.495.285.195.235.615.885.945.93
Uruguay2.972.993.012.973.053.113.363.543.643.77
Venezuela2.502.542.252.252.362.322.852.832.913.61
Vietnam3.673.533.663.633.183.033.373.483.814.00
Yemen1.531.902.582.862.963.06
Zambia2.362.612.462.542.733.083.694.053.983.93
Zimbabwe2.182.132.162.302.382.402.943.143.173.34

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 do companies have the capacity to innovate?” (1 = not at all, 7 = to a great extent).

Source: World Economic Forum