Core economic strength and the attributes of an economy with the most geopolitical relevance; measured in terms of GDP at purchasing power parity (PPP), international leverage, technological sophistication and global connectivity.
Economic capability is calculated using a weighted average of scores across 4 sub-measures and 21 indicators.
In 2020, most scores for the top 10 countries are trending downward for economic capability. China has the highest score (92.5), followed by the United States (87.7) and Japan (32.1). India has gained the most points (+0.9), while the United States has lost the most points (−4.8).
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The economic weight of a country as reflected by its GDP at purchasing power parityView all submeasure scores
Resources that give governments enhanced financial, legal and sanctioning powers abroadView all submeasure scores
The technological and scientific sophistication of countriesView all submeasure scores
The capital flows and physical means by which countries connect to and shape the global economyView all submeasure scores