Quality of scientific research institutions

scale 1-7, 2007–2016

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    2007 Ranking
    1. Switzerland 6.22
    2. United States 6.13
    3. Israel 6.05
    4. United Kingdom 5.92
    5. Germany 5.82
    6. Finland 5.72
    7. Belgium 5.69
    8. Canada 5.67
    9. Sweden 5.64
    10. Netherlands 5.57
    11. South Korea 5.56
    12. Japan 5.56
    13. Singapore 5.54
    14. Denmark 5.53
    15. Australia 5.52
    16. Ireland 5.39
    17. Malaysia 5.31
    18. New Zealand 5.21
    19. France 5.18
    20. Austria 5.18
    21. Norway 5.08
    22. India 5.06
    23. Hungary 4.90
    24. Hong Kong 4.80
    25. Estonia 4.80
    26. South Africa 4.70
    27. Indonesia 4.70
    28. Iceland 4.66
    29. Czech Republic 4.63
    30. Kenya 4.57
    31. Portugal 4.49
    32. Slovenia 4.45
    33. Costa Rica 4.43
    34. Puerto Rico 4.41
    35. Tunisia 4.41
    36. Uganda 4.29
    37. Oman 4.29
    38. Jamaica 4.28
    39. Sri Lanka 4.26
    40. Brazil 4.26
    41. Lithuania 4.24
    42. Russia 4.24
    43. Thailand 4.22
    44. Qatar 4.14
    45. Kuwait 4.12
    46. Tanzania 4.12
    47. Spain 4.10
    48. Turkey 4.04
    49. Chile 4.03
    50. Barbados 4.01
    51. Saudi Arabia 4.01
    52. Croatia 4.01
    53. Luxembourg 4.01
    54. China 3.98
    55. Azerbaijan 3.97
    56. Serbia 3.95
    57. Nigeria 3.95
    58. Ukraine 3.94
    59. Jordan 3.92
    60. Senegal 3.90
    61. Kazakhstan 3.87
    62. Poland 3.82
    63. Mexico 3.81
    64. Botswana 3.77
    65. Trinidad and Tobago 3.77
    66. United Arab Emirates 3.75
    67. Mauritius 3.74
    68. Latvia 3.70
    69. Slovakia 3.68
    70. Romania 3.68
    71. Pakistan 3.68
    72. Bulgaria 3.68
    73. Burkina Faso 3.63
    74. Greece 3.61
    75. Cyprus 3.60
    76. Tajikistan 3.58
    77. Malta 3.58
    78. Ethiopia 3.58
    79. Morocco 3.58
    80. Zimbabwe 3.55
    81. Armenia 3.54
    82. Uruguay 3.51
    83. Philippines 3.48
    84. Mali 3.48
    85. Argentina 3.48
    86. Colombia 3.48
    87. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 3.45
    88. Gambia 3.44
    89. Syria 3.40
    90. Egypt 3.40
    91. Algeria 3.39
    92. Vietnam 3.37
    93. Panama 3.36
    94. Italy 3.36
    95. Mongolia 3.33
    96. Zambia 3.32
    97. Bangladesh 3.27
    98. Libya 3.26
    99. Montenegro 3.24
    100. Guatemala 3.22
    101. Nepal 3.20
    102. Benin 3.19
    103. Madagascar 3.18
    104. Venezuela 3.17
    105. Georgia 3.14
    106. Mozambique 3.09
    107. Guyana 3.07
    108. Namibia 3.01
    109. Kyrgyzstan 2.99
    110. Peru 2.99
    111. Cameroon 2.90
    112. Bahrain 2.89
    113. Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.89
    114. Cambodia 2.85
    115. Ecuador 2.83
    116. Honduras 2.80
    117. El Salvador 2.77
    118. Dominican Republic 2.76
    119. Lesotho 2.70
    120. Burundi 2.58
    121. Nicaragua 2.57
    122. Bolivia 2.55
    123. Chad 2.51
    124. Timor Leste 2.38
    125. Mauritania 2.15
    126. Albania 2.15
    127. Paraguay 2.08
    2016 Ranking
    1. Switzerland 6.46
    2. United Kingdom 6.31
    3. Israel 6.21
    4. Netherlands 6.05
    5. United States 5.99
    6. Belgium 5.95
    7. Sweden 5.80
    8. Finland 5.80
    9. France 5.80
    10. Singapore 5.76
    11. Germany 5.76
    12. Australia 5.75
    13. Japan 5.74
    14. Qatar 5.63
    15. Ireland 5.61
    16. Denmark 5.60
    17. Canada 5.58
    18. New Zealand 5.56
    19. Norway 5.41
    20. Iceland 5.35
    21. Estonia 5.32
    22. Austria 5.28
    23. Malaysia 5.25
    24. Luxembourg 5.15
    25. Portugal 5.15
    26. United Arab Emirates 4.90
    27. Slovenia 4.88
    28. South Africa 4.85
    29. Czech Republic 4.84
    30. Hong Kong 4.80
    31. Italy 4.67
    32. Argentina 4.65
    33. South Korea 4.64
    34. Lithuania 4.63
    35. India 4.59
    36. Costa Rica 4.59
    37. Spain 4.55
    38. Hungary 4.51
    39. China 4.48
    40. Indonesia 4.39
    41. Senegal 4.34
    42. Chile 4.28
    43. Mexico 4.26
    44. Ivory Coast 4.24
    45. Russia 4.23
    46. Malta 4.21
    47. Latvia 4.20
    48. Kenya 4.19
    49. Ukraine 4.17
    50. Uruguay 4.13
    51. Jamaica 4.11
    52. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 4.10
    53. Poland 4.10
    54. Sri Lanka 4.07
    55. Thailand 4.06
    56. Jordan 4.05
    57. Saudi Arabia 3.99
    58. Panama 3.98
    59. Serbia 3.97
    60. Croatia 3.97
    61. Slovakia 3.93
    62. Kazakhstan 3.92
    63. Bulgaria 3.90
    64. Tajikistan 3.88
    65. Iran 3.87
    66. Greece 3.86
    67. Azerbaijan 3.86
    68. Colombia 3.83
    69. Ethiopia 3.80
    70. Romania 3.78
    71. Philippines 3.76
    72. Cyprus 3.75
    73. Mali 3.75
    74. Bahrain 3.74
    75. Barbados 3.74
    76. Trinidad and Tobago 3.74
    77. Benin 3.73
    78. Rwanda 3.72
    79. Brunei 3.72
    80. Ghana 3.67
    81. Tanzania 3.66
    82. Montenegro 3.65
    83. Mauritius 3.62
    84. Zambia 3.61
    85. Brazil 3.60
    86. Pakistan 3.58
    87. Cameroon 3.56
    88. Lesotho 3.56
    89. Madagascar 3.55
    90. Lebanon 3.54
    91. Namibia 3.53
    92. Cape Verde 3.53
    93. Guatemala 3.52
    94. Venezuela 3.48
    95. Botswana 3.47
    96. Uganda 3.43
    97. Vietnam 3.42
    98. Algeria 3.41
    99. Armenia 3.40
    100. Ecuador 3.38
    101. Laos 3.37
    102. Turkey 3.30
    103. Kuwait 3.28
    104. Oman 3.24
    105. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.24
    106. Congo (Kinshasa) 3.20
    107. Mongolia 3.18
    108. Gabon 3.17
    109. Zimbabwe 3.17
    110. Tunisia 3.16
    111. Morocco 3.12
    112. Gambia 3.09
    113. Peru 3.09
    114. Honduras 3.09
    115. Liberia 3.04
    116. Bhutan 3.02
    117. Georgia 2.98
    118. Malawi 2.97
    119. Bangladesh 2.91
    120. Kyrgyzstan 2.87
    121. Mozambique 2.85
    122. Cambodia 2.84
    123. Dominican Republic 2.83
    124. Moldova 2.76
    125. Nigeria 2.68
    126. Chad 2.63
    127. Egypt 2.60
    128. El Salvador 2.60
    129. Albania 2.47
    130. Bolivia 2.43
    131. Nepal 2.40
    132. Paraguay 2.39
    133. Nicaragua 2.34
    134. Sierra Leone 2.29
    135. Burundi 2.24
    136. Mauritania 2.07
    137. Yemen 1.78

    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