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Innovations index (0-100), 2023:

The average for 2023 based on 27 countries was 47.48 points. The highest value was in Sweden: 64.22 points and the lowest value was in Romania: 34.66 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
Sweden 64.22 1 2011 - 2023
Finland 61.2 2 2011 - 2023
Netherlands 60.39 3 2011 - 2023
Germany 58.76 4 2011 - 2023
Denmark 58.73 5 2011 - 2023
France 56.02 6 2011 - 2023
Estonia 53.38 7 2011 - 2023
Austria 53.25 8 2011 - 2023
Luxembourg 50.6 9 2011 - 2023
Ireland 50.42 10 2011 - 2023
Belgium 49.94 11 2011 - 2023
Malta 49.08 12 2012 - 2023
Italy 46.61 13 2011 - 2023
Cyprus 46.29 14 2011 - 2023
Spain 45.93 15 2011 - 2023
Portugal 44.88 16 2011 - 2023
Czechia 44.83 17 2011 - 2023
Slovenia 42.24 18 2011 - 2023
Lithuania 41.95 19 2011 - 2023
Hungary 41.34 20 2011 - 2023
Latvia 39.73 21 2011 - 2023
Bulgaria 38.98 22 2011 - 2023
Poland 37.75 23 2011 - 2023
Greece 37.53 24 2011 - 2023
Croatia 37.07 25 2011 - 2023
Slovakia 36.21 26 2011 - 2023
Romania 34.66 27 2011 - 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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