The United States is the 2 most competitive nation in the world out of 140 countries ranked in the 2019 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. source: World Economic Forum

Competitiveness Rank in the United States averaged 2.77 from 2007 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 7 in 2013 and a record low of 1 in 2008. 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 - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on December of 2022.

Competitiveness Rank in the United States is expected to reach 1.00 by the end of 2022, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Competitiveness Rank is projected to trend around 1.00 in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United States Competitiveness Rank

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Competitiveness Rank 2.00 1.00 Dec 2019
Competitiveness Index 83.67 85.64 Points Dec 2019

United States 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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.00 1.00 7.00 1.00 2007 - 2019 Yearly