Highlights of Singapore's Rankings from 2016 to 2020

  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
International Institute for Management Development World Digital Competitiveness Ranking (IMD WDCR)  1  1  2   2  2
International Telecommunication Union ICT Development Index (ITU IDI)  20  18  -  -  -
International Institute for Management Development World Competitiveness Yearbook (IMD WCY)  4  3  3  1  1
IMD WCY Technological Infrastructure sub-factor  1  1  2  1  1
World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report (WEF GCR)  2  3  2  1  -
WEF GCR ICT Adoption Pillar*  9  14  4  5  -

* Previously called the Technological Readiness pillar, was revised to the ICT Adoption pillar in the 2018 GCR

Top 10 Economies in each Ranking Report/Index

  IMD WDCR ITU IDI IMD WCY IMD WCY Technological Infrastructure sub-factor WEF GCR WEF GCR ICT Adoption pillar
Rank 2020 2017 2020 2020 2019 2019
1 USA Iceland Singapore Singapore Singapore Republic of Korea
2 Singapore Republic of Korea Denmark
Sweden USA
UAE
3 Denmark Switzerland Switzerland
Netherlands Hong Kong Hong Kong
4 Sweden Denmark Netherlands Finland Netherlands Sweden
5 Hongkong United Kingdom Hong Kong Denmark
Switzerland Singapore
6 Switzerland Hong Kong Sweden USA Japan
Japan
7 Netherlands Netherlands Norway Hong Kong Germany Iceland
8 Republic of Korea Norway Canada Taiwan, China
Sweden
Qatar
9 Norway Luxembourg UAE Switzerland United Kingdom Denmark
10 Finland Japan USA China Denmark Norway
18   Singapore        

* Based on latest available rankings

Last updated on: 02 Dec 2020