Quality of scientific research institutions

scale 1-7, 2007–2016

Info Edit
Country2007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Albania2.152.232.532.472.182.412.822.582.282.47
Algeria3.393.232.973.092.492.102.512.632.993.41
Angola1.461.571.812.061.89
Argentina3.483.563.814.114.224.084.054.104.374.65
Armenia3.543.363.203.002.972.973.143.153.163.40
Australia5.525.735.705.575.485.765.745.785.825.75
Austria5.185.325.085.125.185.095.045.015.085.27
Azerbaijan3.974.364.283.433.313.653.553.433.433.85
Bahrain2.893.372.922.783.123.083.003.213.463.74
Bangladesh3.273.252.992.802.752.552.652.722.752.91
Barbados4.014.324.304.054.094.234.153.993.873.74
Belgium5.695.805.705.745.865.946.006.086.005.95
Belize2.38
Benin3.193.413.243.313.363.192.913.303.693.73
Bhutan2.602.672.733.02
Bolivia2.552.532.472.582.973.313.323.212.842.43
Bosnia and Herzegovina2.892.652.592.973.223.573.863.493.123.24
Botswana3.773.893.643.343.383.573.313.223.293.47
Brazil4.264.334.224.194.144.124.264.033.583.59
Brunei3.503.223.213.353.453.523.583.653.72
Bulgaria3.683.733.633.513.413.533.613.513.703.90
Burkina Faso3.633.733.863.843.703.743.323.39
Burundi2.583.283.242.462.342.272.362.392.392.23
Cape Verde2.612.622.782.983.103.353.53
Cambodia2.852.983.012.933.313.603.232.862.822.84
Cameroon2.903.053.083.093.243.383.353.473.413.56
Canada5.675.815.685.715.615.455.475.475.395.58
Chad2.512.722.762.572.712.722.212.192.622.63
Chile4.033.933.873.934.034.204.134.034.074.28
China3.984.434.434.324.314.184.304.344.244.48
Colombia3.483.703.473.343.653.413.333.483.683.83
Congo (Kinshasa)3.20
Costa Rica4.434.574.634.694.644.644.804.794.564.59
Ivory Coast3.303.323.162.792.893.443.893.974.24
Croatia4.014.134.094.014.054.064.034.004.013.97
Cyprus3.603.934.064.214.114.024.044.314.123.75
Czech Republic4.634.875.145.094.824.894.884.554.674.84
Denmark5.525.645.705.525.365.325.355.385.515.60
Dominican Republic2.762.892.772.602.652.562.682.952.892.83
Ecuador2.832.592.472.392.712.983.443.423.393.38
Egypt3.403.413.162.882.812.872.672.372.602.60
El Salvador2.772.652.612.342.182.272.953.613.092.60
Estonia4.804.944.804.754.804.914.935.015.165.32
Ethiopia3.583.342.893.013.243.223.133.123.593.80
Finland5.715.725.585.375.225.535.695.725.765.80
France5.185.355.225.185.355.465.595.565.645.80
Gabon2.673.043.232.983.17
Gambia3.443.803.613.423.483.733.523.343.293.09
Georgia3.133.082.702.692.722.572.752.842.852.98
Germany5.825.755.775.875.595.615.785.785.785.75
Ghana3.813.673.763.673.503.793.713.623.67
Greece3.613.763.623.303.293.333.603.743.773.86
Guatemala3.223.303.223.133.123.143.143.043.283.52
Guinea2.482.322.332.33
Guyana3.073.072.792.623.153.263.473.773.52
Haiti1.931.872.082.172.20
Honduras2.802.922.842.812.862.782.853.263.393.08
Hong Kong4.804.744.434.464.624.704.864.754.804.80
Hungary4.904.965.025.225.185.135.165.084.834.51
Iceland4.654.984.954.955.115.024.884.825.095.35
India5.064.844.894.704.514.454.494.014.124.59
Indonesia4.704.364.204.163.943.884.134.264.264.39
Iran3.954.054.254.244.153.973.87
Ireland5.395.345.305.295.295.485.585.505.545.61
Israel6.045.885.996.246.326.356.356.276.236.21
Italy3.363.393.603.753.914.194.434.504.654.67
Jamaica4.284.384.073.723.734.024.064.084.064.10
Japan5.565.445.345.325.545.605.695.815.835.74
Jordan3.924.133.663.083.043.513.783.953.964.05
Kazakhstan3.874.013.602.852.683.023.213.223.563.92
Kenya4.574.694.273.934.014.034.034.214.194.19
South Korea5.565.545.034.824.824.944.954.984.834.64
Kuwait4.124.093.513.473.513.163.113.183.293.28
Kyrgyzstan2.992.902.652.181.992.112.332.612.682.87
Laos3.593.463.223.37
Latvia3.703.593.713.793.943.773.904.174.064.20
Lebanon2.422.412.522.652.623.293.54
Lesotho2.693.042.892.712.312.242.412.933.873.56
Liberia3.492.802.812.823.04
Libya3.263.633.402.552.622.692.091.73
Lithuania4.244.274.114.234.404.654.854.834.724.63
Luxembourg4.014.104.324.564.704.774.864.995.095.15
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)3.443.483.443.523.323.223.433.723.954.10
Madagascar3.183.042.992.812.732.993.163.163.283.55
Malawi3.893.463.453.673.403.203.083.012.96
Malaysia5.315.104.734.674.864.864.885.215.345.25
Mali3.483.703.653.513.713.623.433.603.673.75
Malta3.583.843.663.543.593.683.973.933.944.21
Mauritania2.152.462.322.032.262.722.512.692.452.07
Mauritius3.743.963.493.303.473.443.393.383.393.62
Mexico3.813.673.713.803.954.034.003.944.104.26
Moldova2.972.672.442.592.722.732.76
Mongolia3.333.213.022.862.873.153.293.123.043.18
Montenegro3.243.504.114.394.113.923.973.933.813.65
Morocco3.583.503.163.143.233.153.213.463.233.12
Mozambique3.093.073.183.313.142.922.782.923.022.85
Burma (Myanmar)2.162.342.42
Namibia3.013.213.273.413.363.373.483.463.463.53
Nepal3.203.112.542.102.112.252.392.582.502.40
Netherlands5.575.695.705.635.685.745.765.875.976.05
New Zealand5.215.135.405.335.245.415.295.265.385.56
Nicaragua2.572.722.882.542.292.663.062.712.342.34
Nigeria3.953.632.882.823.243.233.102.802.522.68
Norway5.085.045.125.004.734.875.105.205.405.41
Oman4.294.003.763.883.753.553.603.372.943.24
Pakistan3.683.673.553.413.413.513.573.353.213.58
Panama3.363.593.763.743.643.974.234.123.983.98
Paraguay2.082.111.911.822.062.032.042.162.192.39
Peru2.992.942.862.892.882.792.872.872.913.09
Philippines3.483.613.162.903.013.173.403.653.733.76
Poland3.824.074.104.094.114.144.003.883.914.10
Portugal4.494.604.614.704.935.045.185.385.245.15
Puerto Rico4.414.494.574.604.474.494.474.66
Qatar4.144.734.595.085.835.775.595.445.615.63
Romania3.683.613.533.323.253.433.743.983.723.78
Russia4.244.284.213.943.843.583.703.963.964.23
Rwanda3.123.393.593.673.713.763.72
Saudi Arabia4.014.274.314.354.464.494.454.174.073.99
Senegal3.903.903.954.084.133.903.563.864.264.34
Serbia3.954.163.983.893.813.623.683.743.763.97
Seychelles3.293.553.613.61
Sierra Leone2.152.472.472.202.29
Singapore5.545.635.635.545.535.575.625.615.655.76
Slovakia3.683.653.483.253.233.393.603.863.933.93
Slovenia4.454.804.874.714.604.804.874.744.794.88
South Africa4.704.704.684.704.674.624.774.724.674.85
Spain4.104.094.184.164.254.554.574.524.454.55
Sri Lanka4.264.454.144.074.043.854.004.104.274.07
Suriname2.692.522.652.64
Swaziland2.402.172.312.942.922.45
Sweden5.645.675.715.925.985.645.485.485.725.80
Switzerland6.226.216.196.206.276.346.286.356.446.46
Syria3.403.582.972.472.62
Tajikistan3.583.833.473.033.193.533.473.413.683.88
Tanzania4.123.963.633.303.673.583.403.563.473.66
Thailand4.224.013.803.833.863.743.843.914.004.06
Timor Leste2.382.312.162.112.132.292.262.26
Trinidad and Tobago3.773.823.773.553.353.233.273.363.713.74
Tunisia4.414.344.104.344.023.683.353.102.993.16
Turkey4.044.123.653.263.313.403.753.873.553.30
Uganda4.294.353.683.043.243.413.553.613.513.43
Ukraine3.944.243.883.613.613.683.613.774.204.17
United Arab Emirates3.753.734.064.144.234.624.784.804.804.90
United Kingdom5.925.735.896.056.126.186.246.356.266.31
United States6.136.306.185.955.835.765.956.116.105.99
Uruguay3.513.543.623.773.903.693.593.663.934.13
Venezuela3.173.253.093.022.822.782.742.512.973.48
Vietnam3.373.613.723.773.553.403.403.273.343.42
Yemen1.681.911.961.661.721.78
Zambia3.323.793.513.473.623.483.403.403.503.61
Zimbabwe3.553.403.032.923.022.873.113.022.973.17

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: “How would you assess the quality of scientific research institutions?” (1 = extremely poor-among the worst in the world, 7 = extremely good-among the best in the world).

Source: World Economic Forum