Country Last
Algeria 53.75 Dec/18
Angola 37.06 Dec/18
Benin 44.40 Dec/18
Botswana 54.54 Dec/18
Burkina Faso 43.90 Dec/18
Burundi 37.53 Dec/18
Cameroon 45.10 Dec/18
Cape Verde 50.19 Dec/18
Chad 35.52 Dec/18
Congo 38.24 Dec/18
Egypt 53.59 Dec/18
Ethiopia 44.45 Dec/18
Gabon 3.79 Dec/17
Gambia 45.45 Dec/18
Ghana 51.33 Dec/18
Guinea 43.23 Dec/18
Ivory Coast 47.57 Dec/18
Kenya 53.67 Dec/18
Lesotho 42.32 Dec/18
Liberia 40.55 Dec/18
Libya 3.48 Dec/15
Madagascar 3.40 Dec/18
Malawi 42.44 Dec/18
Mali 43.63 Dec/18
Mauritania 40.77 Dec/18
Mauritius 63.74 Dec/18
Morocco 58.49 Dec/18
Mozambique 39.75 Dec/18
Namibia 52.67 Dec/18
Nigeria 47.53 Dec/18
Rwanda 50.94 Dec/18
Senegal 49.03 Dec/18
Seychelles 58.50 Dec/18
Sierra Leone 38.80 Dec/18
South Africa 60.76 Dec/18
Swaziland 3.35 Dec/18
Tanzania 47.21 Dec/18
Tunisia 55.60 Dec/18
Uganda 46.80 Dec/18
Zambia 46.05 Dec/18
Zimbabwe 42.61 Dec/18


Competitiveness Index | Africa

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.