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Innovations index (0-100), 2023:

The average for 2023 based on 12 countries was 29.38 points. The highest value was in the United Arab Emirates: 43.22 points and the lowest value was in Algeria: 16.12 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
UA Emirates 43.22 1 2011 - 2023
Saudi Arabia 34.51 2 2011 - 2023
Qatar 33.37 3 2011 - 2023
Iran 30.07 4 2011 - 2023
Kuwait 29.94 5 2011 - 2023
Bahrain 29.13 6 2011 - 2023
Oman 28.44 7 2011 - 2023
Morocco 28.4 8 2011 - 2023
Jordan 28.25 9 2011 - 2023
Tunisia 26.92 10 2011 - 2023
Egypt 24.21 11 2011 - 2023
Algeria 16.12 12 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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