World Competitiveness Online

Time series on competitiveness with interactive customization

World Competitiveness Online is a unique and comprehensive database on the competitiveness of nations. It includes a 20-year time series from the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, the leading annual report published by IMD since 1989.

As of 2015 we have a completely revamped software based on the latest technology, which provides a powerful and unique user experience.

The main functionalities include:

  • Extensive country profiles, presented in a very visual and user-friendly way
  • Any combination of data for 61 countries, a 20-year time series and more than 340 criteria
  • Downloads (Excel and PDF)
  • Excellent search and data filters
  • Data can easily be re-used in other software for analysis

Statistics are updated as soon as new information becomes available. This is ideal if you wish to work with the data.

A free version with limited data access is available here. The full version is available from our eShop.

Free trial periods to the full version are granted to university libraries, governments and non-profit organizations.


World Competitiveness Package 2016

For optimal use of our data, the IMD World Competitiveness Center offers a package including:

  • The IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2016
  • A PDF version on CD
  • 12 months access to the constantly updated World Competitiveness Online database for one location-UNLIMITED LICENSE

Order the World Competitiveness Package

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IMD World Competitiveness Center
Chemin de Bellerive 23,
P.O. 915, CH-1001 Lausanne
Switzerland

Tel: +41 21 618 02 51

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Order the World Competitiveness Package, online database or Yearbook+CD, as well as country profiles and factors from our eShop

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