Germany is the 7 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 Germany averaged 5.31 from 2007 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 7 in 2007 and a record low of 3 in 2017.

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Germany Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 94.60 94.30 109.80 80.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 41.70 43.50 63.30 32.00 [+]
Services PMI 51.40 54.80 60.30 41.30 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 48.50 51.70 59.00 48.50 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -4.00 -3.90 15.30 -21.80 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.30 -0.40 4.00 -6.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -4.00 -4.60 15.50 -24.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 83.90 85.40 88.70 70.20 percent [+]
New Orders 100.30 100.30 113.50 8.80 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders -0.60 -2.10 27.10 -15.70 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 1.80 -1.22 11.20 -8.55 EUR Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 1644.00 1384.00 3755.00 416.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 182.21 183.77 187.97 92.45 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -22.80 -22.50 89.60 -63.90 [+]
Car Production 415500.00 313200.00 583399.00 265542.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 244622.00 313748.00 552865.00 43460.00 [+]
Internet Speed 15298.72 14588.37 15298.72 3207.62 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 38794861.00 38344874.00 38794861.00 18134106.00 IP [+]
Mining Production -14.50 -19.30 46.60 -30.40 percent [+]
Steel Production 3266.16 3360.00 4744.00 907.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 81.80 82.84 82.84 5.37 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 7.00 3.00 7.00 3.00 [+]
Corruption Index 80.00 81.00 82.70 73.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 11.00 12.00 20.00 10.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 24.00 20.00 27.00 14.00 [+]


Germany 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 - Germany Competitiveness Rank - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Competitiveness Rank - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.00 3.00 7.00 3.00 2007 - 2019 Yearly




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Singapore 1.00 Dec/19
United States 2.00 Dec/19
Netherlands 4.00 Dec/19
Switzerland 5.00 Dec/19
Japan 6.00 Dec/19
Germany 7.00 Dec/19
United Kingdom 9.00 Dec/19
South Korea 13.00 Dec/19
Canada 14.00 Dec/19
France 15.00 Dec/19
Australia 16.00 Dec/19
Spain 23.00 Dec/19
China 28.00 Dec/19
Italy 30.00 Dec/19
Saudi Arabia 36.00 Dec/19
Russia 43.00 Dec/19
Mexico 48.00 Dec/19
Indonesia 50.00 Dec/19
South Africa 60.00 Dec/19
Turkey 61.00 Dec/19
India 68.00 Dec/19
Brazil 71.00 Dec/19
Argentina 83.00 Dec/19


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