Country rankings


A.T. Kearney
FDI confidence index, Apr. 2018

Healthiest Country Index, Feb. 2019
Bloomberg Philanthropies / BOP Consulting / Mayor of London
World Cities Culture Report and Data, Nov.  2018 


World wealth report, 2018


Country risk ratings, January 2019

Control Risks

Riskmap 2019, March 2019

Dell / IHS Markit
Women Entrepreneur Cities Index: rating cities that attract and support high potential women entrepreneurs, 2018

Big Mac index, July 2019 (published in January and July)

Glass-ceiling index, Mar. 2019

Economist Intelligence Unit
Democracy index 2019, Jan. 2020 (free registration required)

Global liveability index, 2018 (free registration required)

Inclusive Internet Index, March 2020

Worldwide cost of living report, 2019 (free registration required)

Ernst & Young

Renewable energy country attractiveness index, Nov. 2018

Best countries for business 2019, Dec. 2018

Fraser Institute

Economic freedom of the world, Dec. 2018

Freedom House
Freedom in the world, Jan. 2018
Freedom on the net, Nov. 2018

Fund for Peace
Fragile States Index, 2018

Global Entrepreneurship Research Association (GERA)

Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, 2018/19 (see also full report)

Heritage Foundation
Index of economic freedom, 2018

World competitiveness rankings, 2018

Global information technology report (GITR), incl. Networked readiness index, July 2016 (In partnership with the World Economic Forum)
Global innovation index (GII), July 2019

Global talent competitiveness index (GTCI), Jan. 2019
Middle East and North Africa Talent Competitiveness Index (MTCI), May 2017

ITU - International Telecommunication Union

ICT development index, 2017 (n/a in 2018)


Quality of living - city ranking, 2019

Michigan State University

Market potential index for emerging markets, May 2018


Better life index: comparing well-being in OECD countries, Nov. 2017

PISA education ranking, 2018 - published Dec. 2019 See also comparison map (published every 3 years)

Reporters Without Borders

World press freedom index, 2018

Startup Genome
Global startup ecosystem ranking, April 2018 

Transparency International
Corruption perceptions index 2018, Jan. 2019

Prices and earnings around the world, May 2018 (every 3 years)

United Nations
Human development index, 2018

World happiness report, March 2018

World Bank
Business environment indicators (Enterprise surveys) N.B. Dates vary by country

Doing business, 2019
Worldwide governance indicators, 2018

World Economic Forum
Global gender gap report, Dec. 2018
Global competitiveness report, Oct. 2018
Global information technology report, incl. Networked readiness index, July 2016 (In partnership with INSEAD)

Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy/ Columbia CIESIN

Environmental Performance Index,  Jan. 2018


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