Ukraine improved in global competitiveness rankings: what’s wrong in the state. Infographics
In the global competitiveness ranking Ukraine this year took 81 place among 137 countries. It is four positions better than last year (85).
The annual rankings are the experts of the world economic forum (WEF), taking into account various economic indicators, the opinions of experts. Considered about 100 different indicators and factors – the economy, inflation, exchange and stock markets, infrastructure, work efficiency of the state apparatus, the employment of the population, its health, education, crime situation, and the like.
According to the rating and the International monetary Fund, as of April 2017, the population of Ukraine amounted to 42.5 million people. The share of Ukraine’s GDP amounted to 0.29% of the world. Ukraine’s GDP – to 93.3 billion dollars, and GDP per capita – 2194,4 dollars. For comparison: GDP per capita in Switzerland was 79.2 thousand dollars, in the United States – 57,4 thousand dollars, in Singapore – 52,9 thousand dollars, in Poland – 12.3 thousand dollars, in Russia – 8.9 thousand dollars.
Note that in the past year, Ukraine has lost its positions in this rating and was ranked 85. In 2015 it was the 79th, and in 2014-m – 76.
First place in the current global competitiveness ranking traditionally occupied Switzerland. USA this year, the second, last year they were third. With the United States ousted Singapore, which is now third. Russia occupies the 38th place, Poland – 39, Kazakhstan – 57, Georgia – 69, Moldova – 89. In Belarus no. Last, 137-e a place in Yemen.
The global competitiveness index of Ukraine: 81 in the world, index of 4.1
Selected indicators of Ukraine
Place in the world
Index (max -7)
Higher education and training
The size of the financial market
Health and primary education
The efficiency of the labor market
The development of the business
Market efficiency goods
The state apparatus
The development of the financial market
The macroeconomic environment
The most problematic factors for doing business in Ukraine
Access to Finance
Inefficient government bureaucracy
The situation on the currency market
Insufficiently educated workforce
Poor work ethic in national labor force
Lack of capacity for innovation
Restrictive labor rules
Inadequate supply of infrastructure
Crime and theft
The poor health of the population
Data: world economic forum, survey of opinions of experts of 2017
The world economic forum