Railroad infrastructure quality - Country rankings:
The average for 2015 was 3.32 points.The highest value was in Japan: 6.69 points and the lowest value was in Uruguay: 1.29 points. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Railroad infrastructure quality.
Definition: The Quality of railroad infrastrucutre indicator is one of the components of the Global Competitiveness Index published annually by the World Economic Forum (WEF). It represents an assessment of the quality of the railroad system in a given country based on data from the WEF Executive Opinion Survey, a long-running and extensive survey tapping the opinions of over 14,000 business leaders in 144 countries. The score for railroad infrastrucutre quality is based on only one question. The respondents are asked to rate the railroads in their country of operation on a scale from 1 (underdeveloped) to 7 (extensive and efficient by international standards). The individual responses are aggregated to produce a country score.