United States Competitiveness Index  2007-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The United States scored 5.85 points out of 7 on the 2017-2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. Competitiveness Index in the United States averaged 5.61 Points from 2007 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 5.85 Points in 2018 and a record low of 5.42 Points in 2012.

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United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 59.10 59.30 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.90 55.50 57.90 50.70 [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 59.90 56.00 62.00 37.60 [+]
Services PMI 55.90 53.30 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 55.90 53.80 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.70 3.40 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.10 0.40 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.80 2.10 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.50 77.70 89.40 66.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 2.90 1.70 22.10 -17.90 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 2.20 1.50 24.80 -18.60 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.60 0.30 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.70 1.10 4.60 -7.30 percent [+]
New Orders 498229.00 488114.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 1.70 1.70 10.20 -9.40 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.40 0.40 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 9.17 38.51 132.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.40 0.60 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 23157.00 23109.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1738.20 1643.80 1741.40 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 106.90 104.90 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 25.80 22.20 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 14.00 20.00 30.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 72.50 56.30 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 13.10 17.70 39.00 -35.10 Index Points [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 33.40 29.70 46.60 -59.50 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.27 0.11 2.74 -5.13 [+]
Chicago Pmi 65.70 67.80 81.00 20.70 Index Points [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 17.12 17.90 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Car Production 2.89 2.78 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 475.17 477.61 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -1.62 1.84 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -124.00 -194.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 261.00 3599.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 184.16 184.12 184.16 70.21 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 18747.58 17235.62 18747.58 3609.31 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 128949703.00 127873899.00 146874246.00 89399946.00 IP [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 799.00 798.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
API Crude Oil Stock Change -0.91 3.95 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.85 5.70 5.85 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 2.00 3.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Corruption Index 74.00 76.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 18.00 16.00 24.00 14.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 6.00 8.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Steel Production 6760.00 6709.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 8.80 11.40 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]


United States Competitiveness Index

The most recent 2017-2018 edition of Global Competitiveness Report assesses 137 economies. The report is made up of over 110 variables, of which two thirds come from the Executive Opinion Survey representing the sample of business leaders, and one third comes from publicly available sources such as the United Nations. The variables are organized into twelve pillars with the most important including: institutions, infrastructure, macroeconomic framework, health and primary education and higher education and training. The GCI score varies between 1 and 7 scale, higher average score means higher degree of competitiveness. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Competitiveness Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Competitiveness Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.85 5.70 5.85 5.42 2007 - 2018 Points Yearly




competitiveness index by Country
Country Last
Australia 5.19 Dec/18
Brazil 4.14 Dec/18
Canada 5.35 Dec/18
China 5.00 Dec/18
France 5.18 Dec/18
Germany 5.65 Dec/18
India 4.59 Dec/18
Indonesia 4.68 Dec/18
Italy 4.54 Dec/18
Japan 5.49 Dec/18
Mexico 4.44 Dec/18
Netherlands 5.66 Dec/18
Russia 4.64 Dec/18
South Korea 5.07 Dec/18
Spain 4.70 Dec/18
Switzerland 5.86 Dec/18
Turkey 4.42 Dec/18
United Kingdom 5.51 Dec/18
United States 5.85 Dec/18


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