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Social globalization - Country rankings:

The average for 2016 was 63.01 points.The highest value was in Luxembourg: 92.11 points and the lowest value was in North Korea: 17.69 points. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Social globalization.

Social globalization index (0-100), 2016
(points, Source: The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich);



Definition: Social globalization has three dimensions: personal contacts, information flows, and cultural proximity. The sub-index on personal contacts includes international telecom traffic, degree of tourism, transfers, foreign population, and number of international letters. The sub-index on information flows includes number of internet users, share of households with a television set, and trade in newspapers. The sub-index on cultural proximity includes trade in books and number of McDonald’s restaurants and Ikea located in a country.


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