Country Last Previous
Mauritius 64.27 63.74
South Africa 62.44 60.76
Morocco 60.01 58.49
Seychelles 59.6 58.5
Tunisia 56.41 55.6
Algeria 56.25 53.75
Botswana 55.49 54.54
Egypt 54.54 53.59
Namibia 54.46 52.67
Kenya 54.14 53.67
Rwanda 52.82 50.94
Ghana 51.2 51.33
Cape Verde 50.83 50.19
Senegal 49.69 49.03
Uganda 48.94 46.8
Nigeria 48.33 47.53
Tanzania 48.19 47.21
Ivory Coast 48.15 47.57
Gabon 47.46 3.79
Zambia 46.51 46.05
Swaziland 46.43 3.35
Guinea 46.13 43.23
Cameroon 46.02 45.1
Gambia 45.92 45.45
Benin 45.82 44.4
Ethiopia 44.37 44.45
Zimbabwe 44.24 42.61
Malawi 43.7 42.44
Mali 43.59 43.63
Burkina Faso 43.42 43.9
Lesotho 42.9 42.32
Madagascar 42.86 3.4
Mauritania 40.92 40.77
Liberia 40.55 39.92
Burundi 40.25 37.53
Sierra Leone 38.8 38.74
Angola 38.11 37.06
Mozambique 38.08 39.75
Congo 36.14 38.24
Chad 35.08 35.52


The Global Competitiveness Report is made up of 98 variables, from a combination of data from international organisations as well as from the World Economic Forum’s Executive Opinion Survey. The variables are organised 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.