Rankings and Reports

There are many reports published by various international organizations that intend to portrait the evolution of the Information and Knowledge Society. Some of these reports also publish composite indexes (rankings) which order countries according to a certain methodology.

Here, we intend to list the most relevant ones.

Index: ICT Development Index (IDI)
The IDI, published by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), is a composite index that aggregates 11 indicators covering, not only the access (ICT infrastructure), but also the use (intensity) and skills (for ICT use). It results from the weighting of three sub-indexes (Access, Use and Skills), the weight of the first two (40%) is higher than the third (20%). Each indicator has the same weight within the same sub-index. [View more]

Networked Readiness Index (NRI)
Under the responsibility of the World Economic Forum, the NRI aims to measure the level of readiness of a nation or community to participate in and benefit from ICT development. The NRI and its components are an instrument which enables, not only the evaluation of a country's relative position regarding its development and performance in the use of ICT, but also to better understand the "strengths" and "weaknesses" of nations, concerning their technological capacity.  [View more]

Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI)

The Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) is a composite index that gathers relevant indicators in Europe's digital performance and tracks the evolution of EU member states in digital competitiveness. [View more]