USA: Social globalization

(measure: points; source: The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich)

USA: Social globalization index (0-100)

: For that indicator, The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich provides data for the USA from 1973 to 2014. The average value for the USA during that period was 67.11 points with a minumum of 52.73 points in 1973 and a maximum of 77.96 points in 2014.
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The KOF Social Globalization Index for the USA and other countries has three dimensions. First, it reflects the extent of personal contacts across borders via travel, migration, remittances, and other means. Second, it measures the information flow between the USA and the rest of the world in terms of telecommunications through television, internet, mail, and other channels. Third, the index reflects the cultural proximity of a country to other countries via the access to international movies, music, and other media. Various measures for these indicators are compiled into one overall "social globalization" index for the USA. More information and the original data can be obtained here. Social globalization rankings around the world. Create and download charts for USA Social globalization and other indicators with the country comparator.

Definition: Social globalization has three dimensions: personal contacts, information flows, and cultural proximity. The sub-index on personal contacts includes international telecom traffic, degree of tourism, transfers, foreign population, and number of international letters. The sub-index on information flows includes number of internet users, share of households with a television set, and trade in newspapers. The sub-index on cultural proximity includes trade in books and number of McDonald’s restaurants and Ikea located in a country.
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