Smart city digital capability ranking worldwide 2022

Leading digital cities index worldwide in 2022

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October 2022



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The Digital Cities Index (DCI) 2022, developed by Economist Impact and supported by NEC, considers four key pillars of digital connectivity, services, culture and sustainability in order to assess the extent and impact of digitisation in 30 global cities. This white paper refers to the first iteration of the DCI, which is based on a dynamic benchmarking model constructed from 48 qualitative and quantitative indicators.
vision of a smart city, leadership, budget, financial incentives, support programs, talent readiness, people centricity, innovations, smart policies, and track record.
The sum of scores for the individual rankings then represent the final ranking score for each city.

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