Sudan: Innovation index

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 Sudan

Innovations index (0-100)

 Latest value 15.00
 Year 2015
 Measure points
 Data availability 2011 - 2015
 Average 16.94
 Min - Max 12.70 - 20.40
 Source Cornell University, INSEAD, and the WIPO
For that indicator, we provide data for Sudan from 2011 to 2015. The average value for Sudan during that period was 16.94 points with a minimum of 12.7 points in 2014 and a maximum of 20.4 points in 2011. The latest value from 2015 is 15 points. For comparison, the world average in 2015 based on 141 countries is 37.01 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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