Cameroon: Innovation index

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 Cameroon

Innovations index (0-100)

 Latest value 15.28
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 2011 - 2023
 Average 22.78
 Min - Max 15.10 - 27.80
 Source Cornell University, INSEAD, and the WIPO
For that indicator, we provide data for Cameroon from 2011 to 2023. The average value for Cameroon during that period was 22.78 points with a minimum of 15.1 points in 2022 and a maximum of 27.8 points in 2015. The latest value from 2023 is 15.28 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 126 countries is 33.17 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Cameroon - Innovation index - Recent values chart

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Cameroon - Innovation index - historical chart - 2011-2023




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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