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MISTICA: ISI Countries Information Revolution Ranking

From: Alfredo Aguirre (choloar@ultranet.com.ar)
Date: Mon May 14 2001 - 19:32:07 AST


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ISI COUNTRIES AND CURRENT RANKING
Fifty-five countries navigating the Information Superhighway account for 98
% of all IT in 150 countries.

SKATERS (ISI score above 3,500) In strong position to take full advantage of
the Information Revolution because of advanced information, computer,
Internet and social infrastructures.

1 Sweden 6,496
2 Norway 6,112
3 Finland 5,953
4 United States 5,850
5 Denmark 5,837
6 United Kingdom 5,662
7 Switzerland 5,528
8 Australia 5,382
9 Singapore 5,269
10 Netherlands 5,238
11 Japan 5,182
12 Canada 5,126
13 Germany 4,937
14 Austria 4,868
15 Hong Kong 4,745

STRIDERS (ISI score above 2,000) Moving purposefully into the information
age, with much of the necessary infrastructure in place.
Rank Country Score

16 New Zealand 4,483
17 Belgium 4,439
18 Taiwan 4,296
19 Korea 4,283
20 Ireland 4,202
21 France 4,104
22 Israel 4,029
23 Italy 3,844
24 Spain 3,675
25 Portugal 3,262
26 Greece 2,877
27 Czech Rep 2,759

SPRINTERS (ISI score above 1,000) Moving forward in spurts before needing to
catch their breath and shift priorities because of economic, social, and
political pressures.

28 UAE 2,676
29 Hungary 2,573
30 Poland 2,288
31 Argentina 2,252
32 Malaysia 2,220
33 Chile 2,183
34 Bulgaria 2,154
35 Romania 2,097
36 Costa Rica 2,056
37 Panama 2,047
38 South Africa 2,029
39 Venezuela 1,890
40 Russia 1,863
41 Turkey 1,861
42 Mexico 1,785
43 Ecuador 1,738
STROLLERS (ISI score below 1,000) Moving ahead but inconcistently so, often
because of limited financial resources in relation to their vast
populations.

Rank Country Score

44 Saudi Arabia 1,689
45 Brazil 1,670
46 Colombia 1,590
47 Thailand 1,563
48 Philippines 1,553
49 Peru 1,367
50 Jordan 1,317
51 Egypt 1,263
52 China 1,198
53 Indonesia 1,172
54 India 1,108
55 Pakistan 955

Nota de la moderación: Agradecemos Alfredo si puede ubicar la fuente así se
podrá
apreciar la metodología utilizada para construir esos indicadores.



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