Globalization Index - top 50 countries 2019

The statistic shows the top 50 countries in the globalization index 2019. The index for Switzerland was at 91.19 points in the globalization index 2019. The KOF Index of Globalization aims to measure the rate of Globalization in countries around the world. Data used to construct the 2019 edition of the index was from 2017. The index is based on three dimensions, or core sets of indicators: economic, social, and political. Via these three dimensions, the overall index of globalization tries to assess current economic flows, economical restrictions, data on information flows, data on personal contact, and data on cultural proximity within surveyed countries.

Globalization is defined for this index as the process of creating networks of connections among actors at multi-continental distances, mediated through a variety of flows including people, information and ideas, capital and goods. It is a process that erodes national boundaries, integrates national economies, cultures, technologies and governance and produces complex relations of mutual interdependence.

Top 50 countries in the Globalization Index 2019

Index value in points
Switzerland 91.19
Netherlands 90.71
Belgium 90.59
Sweden 89.93
United Kingdom 89.84
Austria 88.85
Germany 88.6
Denmark 88.26
Finland 87.7
France 87.25
Norway 86.17
Spain 85.7
Czech Republic 85.6
Hungary 84.98
Portugal 84.72
Canada 84.64
Ireland 84.47
Estonia 83.77
Slovak Republic 83.72
Singapore 83.62
Luxembourg 83.6
Italy 83.37
United States 82.41
Greece 82.38
Australia 81.99
Malaysia 81.49
Croatia 81.42
Lithuania 81.34
Poland 81.33
Bulgaria 80.78
Latvia 80.57
Romania 79.74
Korea, Rep. 79.29
Cyprus 79.14
Serbia 78.98
Japan 78.59
New Zealand 78.34
Malta 77.79
Chile 77.74
Israel 76.82
Georgia 75.55
United Arab Emirates 74.95
Qatar 74.88
Ukraine 74.83
Jordan 73.99
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Release date

November 2019



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