Italy is the 31 most competitive nation in the world out of 140 countries ranked in the 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. Competitiveness Rank in Italy averaged 43.83 from 2007 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 49 in 2009 and a record low of 31 in 2017.

Italy Competitiveness Rank
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Italy Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 104.90 105.60 121.52 71.50 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 49.20 50.00 59.00 48.00 [+]
Services PMI 49.20 53.30 57.70 42.30 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.30 -0.80 17.50 -26.00 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.20 1.70 13.50 -14.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.00 -0.40 19.40 -27.00 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.90 78.00 81.00 64.90 percent [+]
New Orders 108.40 74.80 140.30 4.16 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders -2.90 4.90 14.30 -12.30 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 157.50 -500.50 5282.90 -4832.60 EUR Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -49.00 -43.40 80.40 -61.60 [+]
Car Registrations 146655.00 96422.00 310337.00 53296.00 [+]
Internet Speed 9210.65 8669.14 9210.65 2453.86 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 13315518.00 13117319.00 18750460.00 5491532.00 IP [+]
Mining Production -11.20 -5.40 47.40 -26.20 percent [+]
Steel Production 2176.00 1162.00 3033.00 750.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 70.77 70.46 70.77 4.30 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 31.00 31.00 49.00 31.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 49.30 52.40 59.00 48.80 [+]
Bankruptcies 2949.00 3015.00 4543.00 955.00 Companies [+]
Ease of Doing Business 51.00 46.00 87.00 44.00 [+]
Electricity Production 24984.00 24768.00 29587.00 21113.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 50.00 47.00 55.00 29.90 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 54.00 60.00 72.00 29.00 [+]


Italy Competitiveness Rank

The most recent 2018 edition of Global Competitiveness Report assesses 140 economies. In 2018, the World Economic Forum introduced a new methodology emphasizing 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. As a result, the GCI scale changed to 1 to 100 from 1 to 7, with higher average score meaning higher degree of competitiveness. The report is made up of 98 variables 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. This page provides the latest reported value for - Italy Competitiveness Rank - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Italy Competitiveness Rank - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
31.00 31.00 49.00 31.00 2007 - 2018 Yearly




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United Kingdom 8.00 Dec/18
Canada 12.00 Dec/18
Australia 14.00 Dec/18
South Korea 15.00 Dec/18
France 17.00 Dec/18
Spain 26.00 Dec/18
China 28.00 Dec/18
Italy 31.00 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 39.00 Dec/18
Russia 43.00 Dec/18
Indonesia 45.00 Dec/18
Mexico 46.00 Dec/18
India 58.00 Dec/18
Turkey 61.00 Dec/18
South Africa 67.00 Dec/18
Brazil 72.00 Dec/18
Argentina 81.00 Dec/18


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