Bhutan: Innovation index

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 Bhutan

Innovations index (0-100)

 Latest value 27.9
 Year 2016
 Measure points
 Data availability 2014 - 2016
 Average 28.6
 Min - Max 26.1 - 31.8
 Source Cornell University, INSEAD, and the WIPO
For that indicator, we provide data for Bhutan from 2014 to 2016. The average value for Bhutan during that period was 28.6 points with a minimum of 26.1 points in 2015 and a maximum of 31.8 points in 2014. The latest value from 2016 is 27.9 points. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 128 countries is 36.73 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The Global Innovation Index capture elements of the national economy that enable innovative activities: (1) Institutions, (2) Human capital and research, (3) Infrastructure, (4) Market sophistication, and (5) Business sophistication. Two output pillars capture actual evidence of innovation outputs: (6) Knowledge and technology outputs and (7) Creative outputs.
Definition: The Global Innovation Index includes two sub-indices: the Innovation Input Sub-Index and the Innovation Output Sub-Index. The first sub-index is based on five pillars: Institutions, Human capital and research, Infrastructure, Market sophistication, and Business sophistication. The second sub-index is based on two pillars: Knowledge and technology outputs and Creative outputs. Each pillar is divided into sub-pillars and each sub-pillar is composed of individual indicators. The full report, data, and documentation are available at global innovation index.


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