Finland's Rankings

Finland among the best of the World

Finland ranks to the top of the world in number of studies. Finland's population makes just 0.07 per cent of the world's population and its area as much of the total world area. In Finland your business has great opportunity to innovate, grow, expand.

But even a small country can jump to the top of the world, and this is what Finland has done: in international country comparisons of positive things Finland is often among the top countries next to other Nordic countries.

Review examples of how Finland scores in vital elements to business success.

Finland's 
Rankings

Business environment

THE BEST

BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT IN THE WORLD
Global Innovation Index: Global Innovation Index 2018

THE BEST

MACROECONOMIC STABILITY
The Global Competitiveness Report: The Global Competitiveness Report 2018

THE BEST

FINCANCIAL SYSTEM IN EUROPE 

The Global Competitiveness Report: The Global Competitiveness Report 2018

THE BEST

DESTINATION IN EU FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS EXPANSION

European Commission: FDI attractiveness scoreboard, Copenhagen Economics 2016

THE BEST

IN THE GOOD COUNTRY INDEX

Country that contributes most to the greater good of humanity in the world relative to its size. Finland is ranked thehighest eg. in press freedom, cyber security, environmental agreements compliance, food aid andnumber of patents. Good Country Index 2019

2ND BEST 

COUNTRY REPUTATION IN THE WORLD

The World’s Most Reputable Countries, 2018 Country RepTrak®

THE 3RD BEST

IN INNOVATION IN THE WORLD – INNOVATION CHAMPION

2019 International Innovation Scorecard, The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™  

Innovation Index Bloomberg 2019, Innovation Index Bloomberg 2019

THE 3RD BEST

DIGITAL COMPETITIVENESS IN EU

European Commission, The Digital Economy and Society Index 2018

 

Skills and human capital

THE BEST

SKILLS OF THE WORKFORCE AND THE QUANTITY AND QUALITY OF EDUCATION

The Global Competitiveness Report: The Global Competitiveness Report 2018

THE BEST

Performance of the Universities in the world compared to economic development of the countries

Universitas21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems 2018

2ND BEST

HUMAN CAPITAL, Health and Skills of the workforce

The Global Competitiveness Report: The Global Competitiveness Report 2018

6TH BEST (Very high proficiency score)

ENGLISH SKILLS AMONG THE ADULTS IN EUROPE 

Education First (EF), The world's largest ranking of countries by English skills

6TH BEST

COUNTRY TO GROW, ENABLE, ATTRACT AND RETAIN TALENT IN THE WORLD

The Global Talent Competitiveness (GTCI) Index 2019

 

Society

THE MOST 

STABLE COUNTRY IN THE WORLD (13 years in row)

The Fund for Peace, Fragile States Index 2018

THE MOST

FREE COUNTRY IN THE WORLD

Freedom House, An annual study of political rights and civil liberties 2018

THE BEST

GOVERNED COUNTRY IN THE WORLD 

Legatum Institute, The Legatum Prosperity Index 2018: Finland

THE 3RD SAFEST 

COUNTRY IN THE WORLD

Global Finance ranking, The safest countries in the world

THE SAFEST

COUNTRY IN THE WORLD TO TRAVEL 

World Economic Forum, The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017 & International SOS and Control Risks, 'Travel Risk Map' for 2019

 

Quality of life, satisfaction and trust

THE HAPPIEST

COUNTRY IN THE WORLD

Sustainable Development Solutions Network, World Happiness Report 2019

HIGHEST TRUST 

IN INSTITUTIONS IN EUROPE

Finns' trust in the police is the highest and in the political system and in the legal system the second highest in Europe. Eurostat, Average rating of trust

3RD LEAST

CORRUPTION IN THE WORLD

Transparency International, Corruption Perceptions Index 2018

THE BEST

AIR QUALITY IN THE WORLD

World Health Organisation, WHO 2018

THE 2ND BIGGEST

  • SHARE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY of total energy consumption in EU. Eurostat latest statistics