National Innovation Economy Statistics

Nation data on key cities in the global innovation economy.

2010- INDEXES > TOP 100 | AMERICAS | EUROPE | ASIA | EMERGING | GLOBAL + NATION STATS | ALL YEARS

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Innovation Economy by global region.

REGION 1 NEXUS 2 HUB 3 NODE 4 INFLUENCER 5 UPSTART Grand Total
AMERICAS 6 19 79 3 107
ASIA 7 7 29 6 49
EMERGING 1 3 7 1 12
EUROPE 17 38 51 7 1 114
Grand Total 30 65 162 20 5 282

Innovation Economy by global region (% of total)

REGION 1 NEXUS 2 HUB 3 NODE 4 INFLUENCER 5 UPSTART Grand Total
AMERICAS 2% 7% 28% 1% 38%
ASIA 2% 2% 10% 2% 17%
EMERGING 0% 1% 2% 0% 4%
EUROPE 6% 13% 18% 2% 0% 40%
Grand Total 11% 23% 57% 7% 2% 100%

Innovation Economy: total numbers by nation.

COUNTRY 1 NEXUS 2 HUB 3 NODE 4 INFLUENCER 5 UPSTART TOTAL CITIES
United States 5 13 69 87
Germany 6 11 1 18
United Kingdom 1 3 10 14
Canada 1 5 6 12
France 2 8 1 11
Australia 2 8 1 11
Italy 2 2 7 11
China 1 1 6 2 10
Japan 2 3 4 9
Spain 1 1 5 1 8
India 6 2 8
Switzerland 3 2 5
Belgium 2 2 4
Netherlands 1 2 1 4
Austria 1 1 2 4
New Zealand 2 2 4
Poland 4 4
Brazil 1 2 3
Sweden 1 1 2
United Arab Emirates 1 1 2
Israel 1 1 2
Russia 1 1 2
Saudi Arabia 1 1 2
South Africa 1 1 2
Portugal 2 2
Romania 1 1 2
Croatia 1 1 2
Slovakia 1 1 2
Denmark 1 1
Hong Kong 1 1
Korea, South 1 1
Singapore 1 1
Finland 1 1
Hungary 1 1
Norway 1 1
Taiwan 1 1
Argentina 1 1
Bulgaria 1 1
Czech Republic 1 1
Estonia 1 1
Greece 1 1
Ireland 1 1
Luxembourg 1 1
Malaysia 1 1
Mexico 1 1
Serbia 1 1
Slovenia 1 1
Thailand 1 1
Bahrain 1 1
Chile 1 1
Iceland 1 1
Kuwait 1 1
Latvia 1 1
Lithuania 1 1
Morocco 1 1
Philippines 1 1
Qatar 1 1
Turkey 1 1
Ukraine 1 1
Uruguay 1 1
Albania 1 1
Belarus 1 1
Colombia 1 1
Grand Total 30 65 162 20 5 282

Stats Note: Please note 7 cities are scored but unclassified, bringing the total cities assessed to 289.

Key to stats.

All cities are graded into award categories based on their index score. In descending order of importance to the innovation economy:

NEXUS: Critical nexus for innovation across economic and social segments

HUB: Dominance or influence on key economic and social segments given current trends

NODE: Broad performance across many segments, some imbalances

INFLUENCER: Competitive in some segments, imbalanced

UPSTART: Potential steps towards future performance in a few segments (new in 2010)

Regions are defined as follows:

AMERICAS: North and South America

EUROPE: The U.N. defined Europe with European union, Western Russia, Israel and Turkish cities

ASIA: Asia and Oceania (Australia/NZ)

EMERGING: Mid-East, Africa and Caucasus states

Methodology:

The above numbers are based on a data-set of 289 selected cities in the Innovation Cities Index. These are benchmarking on 162 city indicators across 31 community segments. These indicators are trend-weighted and adjusted into a 3 factor index score. This index score is then used to competitively classify the cities into one of 5 achievement levels: from nexus to upstart.

These are the only national statistics based aggregate indicators at the community-level, and not just patents.

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