Countries

The Connectivity Scorecard research focuses on 52 countries. These have been divided into two scorecard groupings according to their economy type as defined by the World Economic Forum:

Resource-driven economies

Resource and efficiency-driven economies are less well developed than the innovation-driven economies. They sometimes face barriers to attaining a widespread connectivity infrastructure in geographical or policy form.

The challenges these economies face often include having a market place not suited to foreign investors and a short-fall in the Human Capital needed to make use of the available infrastructure and thus increase connectivity.

Country Connectivity score
South Africa 3.94
Brazil 4.83
India 2.14
China 3.40
Russia 6.04
The Philippines 3.18
Mexico 4.10
Malaysia 5.89
Nigeria 2.11
Colombia 3.27
Kenya 1.94
Pakistan 2.09
Indonesia 2.89
Thailand 3.69
Turkey 4.13
Vietnam 3.57
Ukraine 3.22
Argentina 4.50
Chile 5.34
Ghana 2.88
Romania 5.63
Croatia 5.47
Lebanon 5.35
Morocco 2.24
Peru 2.94
Saudi Arabia 5.63

Innovation-driven economies

Innovation-driven economies are more highly developed than resource and efficiency-driven economies. Basic connectivity infrastructure is usually available with a good base level of penetration and subscription.

The challenges these economies face often lie in driving implementation of the latest technologies and uptake by the market place in order to increase connectivity.

Country Connectivity score
United States of America 6.46
Australia 5.37
Canada 5.27
Czech Republic 4.18
Finland 5.93
France 5.04
Germany 5.42
Italy 3.76
Japan 5.18
Korea 5.00
Poland 3.28
Spain 4.33
Sweden 6.59
United Kingdom 5.90
Hungary 3.30
Belgium 5.29
Denmark 6.67
Greece 3.67
Ireland 4.43
Netherlands 6.08
New Zealand 4.25
Singapore 5.47
Norway 5.88
Portugal 3.65
Austria 5.01
United Arab Emirates 4.61

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