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Innovations index (0-100), 2023:

The average for 2023 based on 29 countries was 19.03 points. The highest value was in Mauritius: 32.08 points and the lowest value was in Angola: 10.32 points. The indicator is available from 2011 to 2023. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: points; Source: Cornell University, INSEAD, and the WIPO
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Countries Innovation index, 2023 Global rank Available data
Mauritius 32.08 1 2011 - 2023
South Africa 30.41 2 2011 - 2023
Morocco 28.4 3 2011 - 2023
Tunisia 26.92 4 2011 - 2023
Botswana 24.61 5 2011 - 2023
Egypt 24.21 6 2011 - 2023
Senegal 22.54 7 2011 - 2023
Namibia 21.77 8 2011 - 2023
Ghana 21.35 9 2011 - 2023
Kenya 21.24 10 2011 - 2023
Rwanda 20.59 11 2011 - 2023
Madagascar 19.06 12 2011 - 2023
Nigeria 18.44 13 2011 - 2023
Ivory Coast 18.19 14 2011 - 2023
Tanzania 17.4 15 2011 - 2023
Togo 16.94 16 2012 - 2023
Zimbabwe 16.53 17 2011 - 2023
Zambia 16.44 18 2011 - 2023
Algeria 16.12 19 2011 - 2023
Benin 16.01 20 2011 - 2023
Uganda 15.99 21 2011 - 2023
Cameroon 15.28 22 2011 - 2023
Burkina Faso 14.51 23 2011 - 2023
Ethiopia 14.33 24 2011 - 2023
Mozambique 13.59 25 2012 - 2023
Guinea 13.33 26 2013 - 2023
Mali 12.92 27 2011 - 2023
Niger 12.44 28 2011 - 2023
Angola 10.32 29 2012 - 2023



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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