International rankings of Georgia

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The following are international rankings of  Georgia.


Name Rank Out of Source Notes Year
Population 122 240 CIA World Factbook Population of 4,935,880 with disputed territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.[1] Population of 4 490.500 without disputed territories or approximately 0.062% of the world's population[2] 2014
Population Density 146 242 United Nations Population density of 64 persons/km2 2013
Birth Rate 155 224 CIA World Factbook 12.93 Births per 1000 population/Year 2014
Death Rate 37 224 CIA World Factbook 10.77 Deaths per 1000 population/Year 2014
Net Migration Rate 182 222 CIA World Factbook Migrants/1000 population: -3.25 Immigrants per 1000 population/Year 2014
Population Growth Rate 206 233 CIA World Factbook Population growth rate of -0.11% 2014
Fertility Rate 159 224 CIA World Factbook Total fertility rate of 1.77 births/woman 2014
Urbanization by country 108 195 United Nations 52.8% of population is urban 2005-10
Urbanization Rate 191 195 United Nations Urbanization rate is -0.6% 2005-10
Immigrant Population 93 194 United Nations Immigrants in Georgia: 189,893 or 4.4% of Georgia national population 2013
Life Expectancy 108 World United Nations Overall life expectancy of 74.5 years; Male: 70.2 years; Female: 78.8 years 2013
Median Age 44 228 CIA World Factbook Total median age: 38.8; Male median age:36.3; Female median age: 41.3 2010


Name Rank Out of Source Notes Year
Suicide Rate 74 109 WHO Listed from highest suicide rate to lowest; Georgia: Males=7.1/100,000 people, Females=1.7/100,000 people, Total=4.3/100,000 people 2010
Tobacco Consumption per capita 47 185 WHO 1032 Cigarettes smoked per adult per year 2011
Alcohol consumption per capita 67 World WHO Per capita alcohol consumption of 7.7 liters per year; Wine: 49.8%; Spirits: 33.2%; Beer: 17%; Others: 0.1%; More info: Alcohol and cancer & Alcoholic liver disease 2010
Physicians per 1000 people 6 World World Bank 4.8 physicians/1000 people 2010
HIV/AIDS prevalence rate 93 World CIA World Factbook HIV/AIDS Prevalence Rate of 0.3% of Population; 200 people die from HIV/AIDS a year 2012
Access to Sanitation 22 129 CIA World Factbook 99% of population have access to proper sanitation 2003
Dietary caloric intake 75 World FAO Georgians on average consume 2.810 kcal/person/day; More info: Nutrition 2012
Total health expenditure per capita 69 World WHO US $524 spent on health per person 2010
List of countries by total health expenditure (PPP) per capita|Expenditure on health as % of GDP 27 188 WHO 10.8% of GDP is spent on health 2010
Total population suffering from undernourishment 59 103 Countries by undernourishment rate Listed from highest rate to lowest; Georgia: 13% of population is undernourished 2003
Healthy life expectancy at birth 49 195 WHO Total Healthy life expectancy (HALE) of 64 years on average at birth; Ranked from highest healthy life expectancy to lowest 2013
Child mortality rate under 5 100 World World Bank Total Healthy life expectancy (HALE) of 64 years on average at birth; Ranked from highest healthy life expectancy to lowest 2012


Name Rank Out of Source Notes Year
Quality-of-life index 96 194 Economist Intelligence Unit Independent variables include cost of living, culture, economy, safety, environment, freedom, health, infrastructure, climate[3] 2010
Legatum Prosperity Index 84 142 Legatum Institute Social capital ranked 138 of 142 countries representing extremely low level of trust and volunteering in the Georgian society [4] 2013
Satisfaction with Life Index 169 178 Measure of subjective life satisfaction Measurement of wealth, health and access to basic education; More info: Sociocultural evolution & Happiness economics 2006
Sustainable Society Index 62 151 SSI rankings for 2012 Sustainable Society Index measures three dimensions of human, environmental and economical well being; More info: SSI 2012 complete report 2012
Global Gender Gap Report 86 136 World Economic Forum The four pillars of the GGG report are Economic Participation and Development, Educational attainment, Health and Survival, Political Empowernment. More info: GGG 2013 Report 2013
Mother's Index Rank 98 178 Save the Children: State of the World's Mothers report [1] The index is a calculated composite measure of indicators for health, education, equality, economic freedom, nutrition & political status related to the well being of mothers 2014
Child Development Index 43 141 Save the Children: Child Development Index 2012 Index measures education, health & nutrition of children. Georgia is one of the ten top developing countries by CDI moving by 18 places up in the period of 1995-2010 2005-2010
Gender-related Development Index 79 187 United Nations / Complete Report Index shows the inequalities between men and women in these areas: long and healthy life, knowledge & a decent standard of living 2013
Incarceration Rate 62 222 International Centre for Prison Studies 219 Prisoners per 100,000 People 2014
Homicide Rate 103 World United Nations From lowest to highest; Homicide rate of 4.3 intentional murders per 100,000 people. In 2010, 187 homicides committed. 2010
Judicial independence 91 148 World Economic Forum The extent of judicial independence 2013
Reliabilility of police services 37 148 World Economic Forum 2013
Organized crime 62 148 World Economic Forum The extent of Organized crime stiffens competititvness 2013


Name Rank Out of Source Notes Year
Adult literacy rate 13 World The World Factbook 99.7% of population of age 15 and over can read and write is literate; More info: Functional illiteracy & Aliteracy, Scientific literacy 2011
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 199 199 World Bank There is in average 6.2 primary schools students on one teacher. For comparison, Armenia have 19.3 students on one teacher according to the ranking. The similar situation remains in the secondary school pupil-teacher ratio 2012]
Number of Secondary education students 109 195 World Bank 306,930 secondary education students 2002
Education enrollment at tertiary level 78 200 United Nations 155,455 tertiary level students in the country 2002
Education enrollment at tertiary level per capita 42 200 United Nations 33.69 tertiary level students per 1,000 people 2002
Education expenditure as % of GDP 167 173 The World Factbook 2% of GDP is spent on education 2012
Education budget as % of total government budget 181 186 World Bank Education budget is 7.73% of total government budget 2009
Total school life expectancy 62 110 United Nations Citizens on average attend 11 years of schooling 2002
Webometrics Ranking of World Universities 149/2204 Central&Eastern Europe/World Webometrics Ilia State University is the top university in Georgia as well as the best university in Caucasus region 2014
Quality of Primary Education 94 148 World Economic Forum 2013
Higher education and training 92 148 World Economic Forum According to the World Competitivness report, the second most problematic factor for doing business in Georgia is inadequately educated workforce 2013
Programme for International Student Assessment Mathematics 65 74 OECD Other PISA rankings are 69/74 Science and 67/74 Literacy 2009


Name Rank Out of Source Notes Year
GDP (PPP) 121 World World Bank GDP (PPP)= 27.3 billion dollars 2013
GDP (PPP) per capita 150 World World Bank GDP (PPP) per capita= $6.100 2013
GDP (real) growth rate 129 World CIA World Factbook Adjusted GDP growth rate of 2.5%; Slowdown from 6.1% in 2012 and 7.2% in 2011. See also: List of countries by GDP growth 1980–2010 2013
Starting a Business Index 8 World World Bank The index measures the ease of starting up a new business 2013
Ease of Doing Business Index 8 World World Bank 2013
Business freedom index 18 World Freedom Meta-Index Index measuring freedom for private businesses 2011
Index of Economic Freedom 21 World The Heritage Foundation 2013
Human Development Index 79 World United Nations Human development index of 0.744 which considered High HDI 2013
Income equality 34 World CIA World Factbook Georgia had a Gini coefficient of 46 2012
Least Inflation Rates 5 World CIA World Factbook Inflation rate of -0.5% making Georgia one of six countries experiencing deflation in 2013 2013
List of countries by received FDI 83 105 CIA World Factbook 10.5 billion dollars of Foreign Direct Investment 2012
current account balance as % of GDP 43 World CIA World Factbook Current account balance as % of GDP= -8.62%. Negative is closer to top 2014
Unemployment rate 13 World United Nations Unemployment rate of 15%; Ranked from highest unemployment rate to lowest. 2013
GDP sector composition 35 197 CIA World Factbook Agriculture=11.2%; Industry= 41.7% ; Service= 47.1%; Share of oil related activity in total GDP is less than 10%[5] 2005
Public debt as % of GDP 103 World CIA World Factbook Total public debt stands at 36.3% of GDP; Ranked from highest total government debt to lowest. 2013
Labour force 122 World CIA World Factbook Total labour force of 1.959 million people 2013
Gross savings as % of Gross National Income 85 World CIA World Factbook Gross savings of 18% of GDP 2013
International aid received 45 140 World Bank International aid received is $662 million or ~2.5% of GDP in 2012 2012
Ranking of export complexity 78 World MIT This ranking measures complexity of a country economy and exports 2012

Globalization and Innovation[edit]

Name Rank Out of Source Notes Year
Global Competitiveness Report 73 148 World Economic Forum Report measures global economic competitiveness [6] 2013
Globalization Index 64 207 KOF Globalization Index 25-th economic globalization, 82-nd social globalization, 140-th political globalization 2013
Global Innovation Index 74 143 World Intellectual Property Organization[7] Index measures enabling environment for innovation; More info: Ingenuity & Creativity 2014


Name Rank Out of Source Notes Year
Global Peace Index 111 162 Economist Intelligence Unit More info: GPI map for 2014 2014
Corruption Perceptions Index 55 177 Transparency International Score:49/100 2013
Irregular payments & bribes 28 148 World Economic Forum Extent of bribery in business environment 2013
Worldwide press freedom index 84 180 Reporters Without Borders 2013
Democracy Index 102 167 Economist Intelligence Unit Hybrid Regime 2012
List of countries by Fragile States Index 65 178 Fund For Peace More info: 2014
Freedom Index 57 166 Freedom Meta-Index 2014
Public trust of politicians 75 148 World Economic Forum Degree of public trust in ethical standards of their politicians. 2013

Communication and Information Technology[edit]

Name Rank Out of Source Notes Year
Number of Internet Users 91 212 Internet World Stats 2,079,917 Georgians or 45.5% of population use internet 2012
Total number of broadband internet users 76/71 193 International Telecommunication Union Fixed subscriptions: 416,000 or 9.1%/Mobile subscription: 1,023,000 or 22.4% 2012
ICT Development Index 71 157 United Nations Aggregated ranking of Information and Communication Technology use, access and development 2012
E-government Development 56 193 United Nations Measure of a country's e-Government capabilities 2014
E-participation of Public 47 193 United Nations Measure of a nation's population participation in e-Government 2014
Telephone Lines in Use 67 220 CIA World Factbook 1,276,000 telephone lines in use 2012
Mobile Phones in Use 116 220 CIA World Factbook 4.699 million mobile phones in use 2012
List of countries by number of Internet hosts 59 232 CIA World Factbook 357,864 internet hosts in total 2012
Internet Speed 61 192 Average download speed is 14.46 MBPS 2014


Name Rank Out of Source Notes Year
Environmental Performance Index 101 178 Yale University Ability of nations to protect environment 2014
Happy Planet Index 55 110 New Economics Foundation Happy planet index is a measure of the environmental efficiency of supporting citizens well-being; Georgia index: 46 2012
Water availability per capita 41 176 World Bank Annual fresh water availability of 12,966 cubic meters per person; Measure of internal renewable water (average annual surface runoff & groundwater recharge generated from endogenous precipitation) 2011
Total renewable water resources 86 173 CIA World Factbook Georgia has total renewable water resources of 63.33 Cubic Kilometers; More info: Water security & Water resources & Peak water 2012
Land use statistics by country 110 192 CIA World Factbook Total cultivated land area is 10,664 Square Kilometers, 15.3% of total land area 2012
Carbon dioxide emissions per capita 144 214 United Nations 2.6 tonnes of CO2 emissions per person; More info: CO2 emissions per person map 2012
Percentage of Forest Cover 61 220 United Nations 40% of total land area, 27,880 Square kilometers of forests 2012