Data suppliers

We rely on a number of international organizations and private institutions to supply us with the most up-to-date and accurate hard data available before we compile each edition of the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook. We are grateful for their support and permission to reproduce their statistical material.

Company nameLocation
BMI ResearchLondon, UK
Computer Industry Almanac Inc.Arlington Heights, USA
Cushmam & WakefieldOffice Space Across the World Report, London, UK
Educational Testing Service (The TOEFL® Test)Princeton, USA
Euromonitor InternationalLondon, UK
EurostatLuxembourg
FitchLondon, UK
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UNRome, Italy
Global Footprint NetworkOakland, USA
Geneva, Switzerland
GMI RatingsNew York, USA
HCM Compensations Insights & Technology AGGeneva, Switzerland
International Civil Aviation OrganizationMontreal, Canada
International Energy AgencyParis, France
International Labour Office (ILO)Geneva, Switzerland
International Monetary Fund (IMF)Washington, USA
International Union of RailwaysParis, France
Mercer HR ConsultingGeneva, Switzerland
M-Labs and cable.co.ukLondon, UK
MIT Media LabCambridge, USA
Moody'sNew York, USA
MSCI New York, USA
National Science FoundationArlington, USA
OECD, Environmental dataParis, France
OECD, Statistics DepartmentParis, France
PricewaterhouseCoopersLausanne and Basel, Switzerland
Standard and Poor's New York, USA
The Nobel FoundationStockholm, Sweden
The Conference BoardNew York, USA
The World Justice ProjectWashington DC, USA
Thomson ReutersLondon, UK
Times Higher Education: World University RankingLondon, UK
UNCTADGeneva, Switzerland
UNESCO Institute for StatisticsMontreal, Canada
Union Bank of Switzerland, Economic Research DepartmentZurich, Switzerland
US Department of AgricultureWashington DC, USA
WIFO Austrian Institute of Economic Research Vienna, Austria
World Bank, WDI DatabaseWashington, D.C., USA
World Health OrganizationGeneva, Switzerland
World Intellectual Property, WIPO Statistics DatabaseGeneva, Switzerland
World Tourism OrganizationMadrid, Spain
World Trade OrganizationGeneva, Switzerland