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Ranking and Score: Malaysia and other Selected Countries in Global Innovation Index (GII), 2013-2019

COUNTRY / ECONOMY INCOME 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
RANK SCORE (0-100) RANK SCORE (0-100) RANK SCORE (0-100) RANK  SCORE (0-100) RANK  SCORE (0-100) RANK  SCORE (0-100) RANK  SCORE (0-100)
Switzerland  HI  1 67.24 1 68.4 1 67.69 1 66.28 1 68.3 1 64.78 1 66.59
Sweden  HI  2 63.65 3 63.08 2 63.82 2 63.57 3 62.4 3 62.29 2 61.36
USA HI  3 61.73 6 59.81 4 61.4 4 61.4 5 60.1 6 60.09 5 60.31
Netherlands HI  4 61.44 2 63.32 3 63.36 9 58.29 4 61.58 5 60.59 4 61.14
United Kingdom HI  5 61.30 4 60.13 5 60.89 3 61.93 2 62.42 2 62.37 3 61.25
Finland  HI  6 59.83 7 59.63 8 58.49 5 59.9 6 59.97 4 60.67 6 59.51
Denmark  HI  7 58.44 8 58.39 6 58.7 8 58.45 10 57.7 8 57.52 9 58.34
Singapore  HI  8 58.37 5 59.83 7 58.69 6 59.16 7 59.36 7 59.24 8 59.41
Hong Kong (China) HI  13 55.54 14 54.62 16 53.88 14 55.69 11 57.23 10 56.82 7 59.43
China  UM  14 54.82 17 53.06 22 52.54 25 50.57 29 47.47 29 46.57 35 44.66
Cyprus  HI  28 48.34 29 47.83 30 46.84 31 46.34 34 43.51 30 45.82 27 49.32
Spain  HI  29 47.85 28 48.68 28 48.41 28 49.19 27 49.07 27 49.27 26 49.41
Slovenia  HI  31 45.25 30 46.87 32 45.8 32 45.97 28 48.49 28 47.23 30 47.32
Portugal  HI  32 44.65 32 45.71 31 46.05 30 46.45 30 46.61 32 45.63 34 45.1
Malaysia UM  35 42.68 35 43.16 37 42.72 35 43.36 32 45.98 33 45.6 32 46.92

Notes: HI - high income, UM-upper middle, LM-lower middle :
Number of participating countries: 129 countries (2019); 126 countries (2018); 127 countries (2017); 128 countries (2016); 141 countries (2015); 143 countries (2014); 142 countries (2013)

Source: https://www.wipo.int/global_innovation_index/en/2019/

Summary

The table above shows the achievement of several countries in the Global Innovation Index for 2013-2019. Malaysia is categorised as an Upper Middle (UM) income country based on its gross national income (GNI) per capita. In 2019, Malaysia ranked 35th, remains the same position as last year.

Framework of The Global Innovation Index (GII), 2019

 

 

Summary

The chart above shows the position of Malaysia in all criteria measured in the Global Innovation Index (GII) in 2019. Overall, Malaysia remains at the same position as last year; ranked 35th out of 129 countries.  For innovation input sub-index, Malaysia was ranked 34th and ranked at 39th for innovation output sub-index.