Canada scored 79.92 points out of 100 on the 2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. Competitiveness Index in Canada averaged 17.75 Points from 2007 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 80 Points in 2017 and a record low of 5.20 Points in 2014.

Competitiveness Index in Canada is expected to be 5.35 Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Canada Competitiveness Index is projected to trend around 5.35 Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 57.20 61.80 75.00 36.10 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.90 53.90 57.10 47.50 [+]
Industrial Production 2.76 2.89 11.37 -15.24 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.14 0.58 3.36 -3.49 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.32 2.80 12.88 -17.31 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 85.50 83.70 87.30 72.70 percent [+]
New Orders 58830069.00 59036207.00 62768223.00 14816411.00 CAD THO [+]
Changes in Inventories 6608.00 13540.00 21415.00 -18847.00 CAD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 210.00 209.00 872.00 177.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 85053.00 76692.00 85053.00 -758.00 CAD Million [+]
Car Registrations 177825.00 185214.00 220436.00 19807.00 Units [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.10 0.10 1.20 -1.40 percent [+]
Internet Speed 16205.66 14855.09 16205.66 3293.95 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 15582991.00 15135509.00 15582991.00 8092964.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 1160.00 1120.00 1534.00 349.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 5.46 4.61 21.12 -16.33 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 79.92 80.00 80.00 5.20 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 12.00 10.00 15.00 9.00 [+]
Corruption Index 82.00 82.00 92.00 81.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 8.00 9.00 14.00 5.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 22.00 18.00 22.00 8.00 [+]


Canada Competitiveness Index

The most recent 2018 edition of Global Competitiveness Report assesses 140 economies. The report is made up of 98 variables, from a combination of data from international organizations as well as from the World Economic Forum’s Executive Opinion Survey. The variables are organized into twelve pillars with the most important including: institutions; infrastructure; ICT adoption; macroeconomic stability; health; skills; product market; labour market; financial system; market size; business dynamism; and innovation capability. The GCI varies between 1 and 100, higher average score means higher degree of competitiveness. With the 2018 edition, the World Economic Forum introduced a new methodology, aiming to integrate the notion of the 4th Industrial Revolution into the definition of competitiveness. It emphasizes the role of human capital, innovation, resilience and agility, as not only drivers but also defining features of economic success in the 4th Industrial Revolution. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Competitiveness Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Competitiveness Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
79.92 80.00 80.00 5.20 2007 - 2018 Points Yearly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 57.49 Dec/18
Australia 78.85 Dec/18
Brazil 59.51 Dec/18
Canada 79.92 Dec/18
China 72.61 Dec/18
France 78.01 Dec/18
Germany 82.84 Dec/18
India 62.02 Dec/18
Indonesia 64.94 Dec/18
Italy 70.77 Dec/18
Japan 82.47 Dec/18
Mexico 64.60 Dec/18
Netherlands 82.38 Dec/18
Russia 65.62 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 67.50 Dec/18
Singapore 83.48 Dec/18
South Africa 60.76 Dec/18
South Korea 78.84 Dec/18
Spain 74.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 82.59 Dec/18
Turkey 61.60 Dec/18
United Kingdom 81.99 Dec/18
United States 85.64 Dec/18


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