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Innovation index

100=maximum score 2018

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Switzerland
    Result
    68.4
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Netherlands
    Result
    63.3
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Sweden
    Result
    63.1
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    United Kingdom
    Result
    60.1
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Singapore
    Result
    59.8
  6. Rank
    Country
    United States
    Result
    59.8
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Finland
    Result
    59.6
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Denmark
    Result
    58.4
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Germany
    Result
    58.0
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Ireland
    Result
    57.2
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Israel
    Result
    56.8
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    South Korea
    Result
    56.6
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Japan
    Result
    55.0
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Hong Kong
    Result
    54.6
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Luxembourg
    Result
    54.5
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    France
    Result
    54.4
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    China
    Result
    53.1
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Canada
    Result
    53.0
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Norway
    Result
    52.6
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Australia
    Result
    52.0
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Austria
    Result
    51.3
  22. Rank
    Country
    New Zealand
    Result
    51.3
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Iceland
    Result
    51.2
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Belgium
    Result
    50.5
  25. Rank
    Country
    Estonia
    Result
    50.5

Index key & notes

Notes

The innovation index measures countries' capacity for and success in innovation, based on 79 indicators.

Sources: WIPO, Cornell University and INSEAD