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Competitiveness - World Economic Forum index (1-7), 2017 - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 was 4.3 points.The highest value was in Switzerland: 5.86 points and the lowest value was in Yemen: 2.87 points. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: points; Source: The World Economic Forum
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Definition: The Global Competitiveness index is composed of 12 pillars of competitiveness. The pillars are organized as followed: Basic requirements (Institutions, Infrastructure, Macroeconomic Stability, Health and Primary Education); Efficiency enhancers (Higher Education and Training, Goods Market Efficiency, Labour Market Efficiency, Financial Market Sophistication, Technological Readiness, Market Size), and Innovation and sophistication factors (Business Sophistication, Innovation).
Competitiveness in the European union
Competitiveness in Europe
Competitiveness in Asia
Competitiveness in Africa
Competitiveness in North America
Competitiveness in South America
Competitiveness in Australia
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