Venture capital availability

scale 1-7, 2007–2016

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    2007 Ranking
    1. United States 5.28
    2. Finland 5.21
    3. Netherlands 5.19
    4. Norway 5.18
    5. Israel 5.16
    6. United Kingdom 5.07
    7. Sweden 4.92
    8. Denmark 4.90
    9. Ireland 4.89
    10. Luxembourg 4.87
    11. Hong Kong 4.87
    12. Iceland 4.72
    13. Australia 4.66
    14. New Zealand 4.64
    15. Singapore 4.64
    16. United Arab Emirates 4.54
    17. South Korea 4.50
    18. Malaysia 4.49
    19. Germany 4.42
    20. Canada 4.37
    21. Oman 4.32
    22. Switzerland 4.32
    23. Estonia 4.24
    24. Belgium 4.21
    25. Spain 4.21
    26. Tunisia 4.20
    27. Austria 4.18
    28. India 4.12
    29. France 4.08
    30. Puerto Rico 4.05
    31. Kuwait 4.02
    32. Qatar 3.95
    33. Chile 3.89
    34. Indonesia 3.87
    35. Panama 3.87
    36. Japan 3.86
    37. Bahrain 3.79
    38. Slovakia 3.75
    39. Portugal 3.74
    40. South Africa 3.72
    41. Saudi Arabia 3.66
    42. Poland 3.58
    43. Cyprus 3.56
    44. Sri Lanka 3.53
    45. Latvia 3.50
    46. Lithuania 3.48
    47. Slovenia 3.46
    48. Kazakhstan 3.44
    49. Hungary 3.38
    50. Thailand 3.37
    51. Botswana 3.33
    52. Trinidad and Tobago 3.25
    53. Mauritius 3.22
    54. Jordan 3.20
    55. Ukraine 3.19
    56. Malta 3.17
    57. Bulgaria 3.16
    58. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 3.15
    59. Russia 3.15
    60. Montenegro 3.13
    61. Greece 3.12
    62. Honduras 3.12
    63. Vietnam 3.12
    64. Azerbaijan 3.11
    65. Namibia 3.09
    66. Czech Republic 3.04
    67. Kenya 3.03
    68. Peru 3.02
    69. Romania 2.99
    70. China 2.98
    71. Barbados 2.97
    72. Croatia 2.96
    73. Morocco 2.95
    74. Guatemala 2.94
    75. Timor Leste 2.94
    76. Colombia 2.94
    77. El Salvador 2.93
    78. Egypt 2.91
    79. Philippines 2.89
    80. Italy 2.89
    81. Turkey 2.85
    82. Argentina 2.84
    83. Nigeria 2.84
    84. Tanzania 2.83
    85. Mexico 2.83
    86. Costa Rica 2.82
    87. Pakistan 2.81
    88. Uganda 2.81
    89. Serbia 2.74
    90. Georgia 2.70
    91. Venezuela 2.68
    92. Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.67
    93. Albania 2.67
    94. Gambia 2.65
    95. Madagascar 2.64
    96. Jamaica 2.63
    97. Kyrgyzstan 2.60
    98. Zimbabwe 2.60
    99. Cambodia 2.59
    100. Tajikistan 2.57
    101. Brazil 2.52
    102. Dominican Republic 2.50
    103. Benin 2.43
    104. Uruguay 2.42
    105. Syria 2.42
    106. Bolivia 2.35
    107. Mauritania 2.34
    108. Algeria 2.33
    109. Mali 2.32
    110. Nicaragua 2.29
    111. Nepal 2.26
    112. Bangladesh 2.26
    113. Ecuador 2.20
    114. Chad 2.19
    115. Libya 2.17
    116. Guyana 2.15
    117. Paraguay 2.15
    118. Burkina Faso 2.13
    119. Ethiopia 2.13
    120. Senegal 2.13
    121. Armenia 2.12
    122. Lesotho 2.08
    123. Cameroon 2.00
    124. Zambia 1.99
    125. Mongolia 1.94
    126. Mozambique 1.89
    127. Burundi 1.87
    2016 Ranking
    1. Qatar 4.94
    2. Israel 4.82
    3. Singapore 4.75
    4. United States 4.73
    5. Finland 4.63
    6. Malaysia 4.62
    7. United Arab Emirates 4.48
    8. Luxembourg 4.36
    9. India 4.36
    10. Norway 4.30
    11. Hong Kong 4.26
    12. United Kingdom 4.18
    13. China 4.10
    14. Sweden 4.09
    15. New Zealand 4.08
    16. Switzerland 4.07
    17. Bahrain 3.83
    18. Belgium 3.81
    19. Indonesia 3.80
    20. Germany 3.78
    21. Panama 3.76
    22. Netherlands 3.71
    23. Estonia 3.64
    24. Jordan 3.64
    25. Japan 3.59
    26. Iceland 3.56
    27. France 3.53
    28. Lebanon 3.49
    29. Oman 3.48
    30. Thailand 3.48
    31. Saudi Arabia 3.46
    32. Canada 3.41
    33. Czech Republic 3.37
    34. Ethiopia 3.35
    35. Tajikistan 3.29
    36. Rwanda 3.28
    37. Ireland 3.23
    38. Peru 3.22
    39. Kuwait 3.20
    40. Spain 3.20
    41. Chile 3.20
    42. Vietnam 3.19
    43. Australia 3.16
    44. Liberia 3.16
    45. Austria 3.15
    46. Bulgaria 3.14
    47. Azerbaijan 3.09
    48. Slovakia 3.07
    49. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 3.05
    50. Lithuania 3.05
    51. Malta 3.05
    52. South Africa 3.04
    53. Guatemala 3.03
    54. Bhutan 3.02
    55. Sri Lanka 3.02
    56. Mexico 3.01
    57. Denmark 3.01
    58. Hungary 2.98
    59. Portugal 2.98
    60. Brunei 2.97
    61. Mauritius 2.96
    62. Laos 2.94
    63. Kenya 2.93
    64. Philippines 2.93
    65. Cambodia 2.88
    66. Montenegro 2.87
    67. Pakistan 2.87
    68. Colombia 2.84
    69. Honduras 2.83
    70. Uruguay 2.83
    71. Botswana 2.82
    72. Armenia 2.80
    73. Cape Verde 2.77
    74. Slovenia 2.75
    75. South Korea 2.75
    76. Ivory Coast 2.72
    77. Turkey 2.70
    78. Latvia 2.70
    79. Bolivia 2.68
    80. Nepal 2.67
    81. Poland 2.67
    82. Senegal 2.65
    83. Algeria 2.64
    84. Namibia 2.64
    85. Kyrgyzstan 2.63
    86. Russia 2.62
    87. Mali 2.61
    88. Madagascar 2.60
    89. Paraguay 2.60
    90. Morocco 2.60
    91. Kazakhstan 2.59
    92. Tanzania 2.56
    93. Georgia 2.55
    94. Brazil 2.53
    95. Congo (Kinshasa) 2.52
    96. Uganda 2.52
    97. Egypt 2.51
    98. Dominican Republic 2.50
    99. El Salvador 2.47
    100. Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.47
    101. Gambia 2.41
    102. Cameroon 2.37
    103. Serbia 2.35
    104. Ghana 2.35
    105. Croatia 2.35
    106. Jamaica 2.35
    107. Venezuela 2.34
    108. Costa Rica 2.33
    109. Iran 2.32
    110. Tunisia 2.31
    111. Barbados 2.29
    112. Mozambique 2.28
    113. Burundi 2.24
    114. Ecuador 2.23
    115. Zambia 2.21
    116. Cyprus 2.20
    117. Gabon 2.19
    118. Bangladesh 2.17
    119. Argentina 2.15
    120. Nicaragua 2.14
    121. Trinidad and Tobago 2.13
    122. Ukraine 2.12
    123. Albania 2.12
    124. Romania 2.07
    125. Lesotho 2.06
    126. Sierra Leone 2.06
    127. Mauritania 2.03
    128. Benin 2.02
    129. Nigeria 2.00
    130. Italy 1.99
    131. Chad 1.97
    132. Moldova 1.95
    133. Mongolia 1.89
    134. Greece 1.82
    135. Malawi 1.74
    136. Zimbabwe 1.66
    137. Yemen 1.64

    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 easy is it for entrepreneurs with innovative but risky projects to find venture capital?” (1 = extremely difficult, 7 = extremely easy).

    Source: World Economic Forum