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

The United States is the 2 most competitive nation in the world out of 137 countries ranked in the 2017-2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. Competitiveness Rank in the United States averaged 3.08 from 2007 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 7 in 2013 and a record low of 1 in 2008.

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United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 59.30 60.80 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.60 55.30 57.90 50.70 [+]
Services PMI 54.00 55.90 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 58.80 59.50 62.00 37.60 [+]
Composite Pmi 54.20 55.80 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 4.30 4.40 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.50 1.00 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.00 2.50 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.02 77.73 89.39 66.71 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 3.10 -3.50 22.10 -17.90 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 2.50 -2.50 24.80 -18.60 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 1.20 -0.20 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.10 0.40 4.60 -7.30 percent [+]
New Orders 497984.00 491686.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 1.20 -1.30 10.20 -9.40 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.60 0.60 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 15.56 38.51 132.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 1.00 0.90 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 23157.00 23109.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1767.00 1738.20 1767.00 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 104.70 107.60 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 54.00 54.50 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 23.20 22.30 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 15.80 22.50 39.00 -35.10 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 15.00 28.00 30.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.88 0.02 2.74 -5.15 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 21.40 37.20 46.60 -59.50 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 57.40 61.90 81.00 20.70 Index Points [+]
Car Production 3.19 3.17 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 431.32 413.33 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 17.48 17.08 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -1.07 3.31 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -36.00 -19.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change -2968.00 458.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 122.34 122.04 184.16 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 [+]
API Crude Oil Stock Change -1.05 1.76 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 820.00 815.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
Corruption Index 75.00 74.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 16.00 18.00 24.00 14.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.85 5.70 5.85 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 2.00 3.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 6.00 8.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Steel Production 6446.00 6822.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 10.80 10.00 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]


United States Competitiveness Rank

The most recent 2017-2018 edition of Global Competitiveness Report assesses 137 economies and indicates their position relative to the other countries and territories in the index. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Competitiveness Rank - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Competitiveness Rank - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.00 3.00 7.00 1.00 2007 - 2018 Yearly




competitiveness rank by Country
Country Last
Switzerland 1.00 Dec/18
United States 2.00 Dec/18
Netherlands 4.00 Dec/18
Germany 5.00 Dec/18
United Kingdom 8.00 Dec/18
Japan 9.00 Dec/18
Canada 14.00 Dec/18
Australia 21.00 Dec/18
France 22.00 Dec/18
South Korea 26.00 Dec/18
China 27.00 Dec/18
Spain 34.00 Dec/18
Indonesia 36.00 Dec/18
Russia 38.00 Dec/18
India 40.00 Dec/18
Italy 43.00 Dec/18
Mexico 51.00 Dec/18
Turkey 53.00 Dec/18
Brazil 80.00 Dec/18


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