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This article includes a list of countries of the world sorted by their globalization
Globalization
Globalization refers to the increasingly global relationships of culture, people and economic activity. Most often, it refers to economics: the global distribution of the production of goods and services, through reduction of barriers to international trade such as tariffs, export fees, and import...

, the global connectivity, integration and interdependence in the economic, social, technological, cultural, political, and ecological spheres.

The first list below includes data for the year 2010 for 181 countries as provided by the KOF Globalization Index, based on data for the year 2007. The second list is from the same source, showing data for the year 2004 (but published in 2007).

The third list shows the ranking for the year 2006 for 62 countries, for which information is available from the A.T. Kearney
A.T. Kearney
A.T. Kearney is a global management consulting firm, focusing on strategic and operational CEO-agenda concerns. It was founded in 1926, and its head office is in Chicago, Illinois...

/Foreign Policy Magazine
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy is a bimonthly American magazine founded in 1970 by Samuel P. Huntington and Warren Demian Manshel.Originally, the magazine was a quarterly...

 globalization index.

2010 List by KOF Index of Globalization 2007 List by KOF Index of Globalization 2006 List by the A.T. Kearney
A.T. Kearney
A.T. Kearney is a global management consulting firm, focusing on strategic and operational CEO-agenda concerns. It was founded in 1926, and its head office is in Chicago, Illinois...

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Rank Country Globalization Index
1  Belgium 92.95
2  Austria 92.51
3  Netherlands 91.90
4  Switzerland 90.55
5  Sweden 89.75
6  Denmark 89.68
7  Canada 88.24
8  Portugal 87.54
9  Finland 87.31
10  Hungary 87.00
11  Republic of Ireland 86.92
12  Czech Republic 86.87
13  Early Modern France 86.18
14  Luxembourg 85.84
15  Spain 85.71
16  Slovakia 85.07
17  Singapore 84.58
18  Germany 84.16
19  Australia 83.82
20  Norway 83.53
21  Cyprus 82.45
22  Italy 82.26
23  Poland 81.26
24  United Kingdom 80.18
25  New Zealand 79.56
26  Estonia 79.49
27  United States 78.80
28  Slovenia 78.78
29  Independent State of Croatia 76.85
30  Malta 76.42
31  Greece 75.83
32  Kingdom of Bulgaria 75.41
33  Lithuania 74.73
34  Chile 73.74
35  Malaysia 73.69
36  Jordan 71.74
37  Latvia 71.61
38  Israel 71.58
39  Kingdom of Romania 71.51
40  Iceland 70.66
41  Bahrain 69.37
42  Russia 68.91
43  Qatar 68.87
44  Mauritius 68.29
45  Japan 68.16
46  Ukraine 68.15
47  Kuwait 67.79
48  Panama 67.66
49  Costa Rica 66.51
50  El Salvador 66.26
51  Serbia 65.97
52  Lebanon 65.86
53  Uruguay 65.62
54  South Africa 65.60
55  Jamaica 64.92
56  Turkey 64.91
57  South Korea 64.73
58  Bosnia and Herzegovina 64.68
59  Thailand 64.13
60  Moldova 63.98
61  Peru 63.37
62  Honduras 62.74
63  Mainland China 62.68
64  United Arab Emirates 62.43
65  Republic of Macedonia 62.18
66  Tunisia 62.13
67  Dominican Republic 61.44
68  Egypt 61.33
69  Georgia (country) 61.29
70  Argentina 61.18
71  Mexico 60.92
72  Morocco 60.85
73  Kazakhstan 60.84
74  Saudi Arabia 60.64
75  Brazil 60.38
76  Oman 60.28
77  Guatemala 59.94
78  Colombia 59.93
79  Guyana 59.74
80  Grenada 59.33
81  Fiji 59.26
82  Kyrgyzstan 58.97
83  Trinidad and Tobago 58.63
84  Philippines 58.58
85  Samoa 58.32
86  Indonesia 57.80
87  Barbados 57.09
88  Paraguay 57.00
89  Ecuador 56.91
90  Namibia 56.84
91  Nicaragua 56.66
92  Zambia 56.29
93  Nigeria 55.88
94  Albania 55.64
95  Azerbaijan 55.18
96  Armenia 54.99
97  Antigua and Barbuda 54.64
98  Ghana 54.38
99  Venezuela 53.82
100  Bolivia 53.46
101  Brunei 53.35
102  Gabon 53.27
103  Belize 52.70
104  Pakistan 52.69
105  Sri Lanka 52.53
106  Botswana 52.26
107 51.94
108  Mongolia 51.92
109  Belarus 51.88
110  Côte d'Ivoire 51.41
111  India 51.26
112  Cuba 51.23
113  Seychelles 50.35
114  Senegal 49.95
115  Mozambique 49.90
116  Cambodia 49.08
117  Suriname 48.98
118 48.43
119  Kenya 48.24
120  Algeria 48.20
121  Vanuatu 48.00
122  Syria 47.93
123  Togo 47.89
124  Vietnam 47.78
125  Saint Lucia 47.45
126  Swaziland 47.32
127  Zimbabwe 47.31
128  Libya 47.01
129  Djibouti 46.90
130  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 46.89
131  Papua New Guinea 46.08
132  Mali 45.96
133  Aruba 45.90
134  Yemen 45.80
135  Dominica 45.80
136  New Caledonia 45.46
137  French Polynesia 45.28
138  Uganda 44.91
139  Saint Kitts and Nevis 44.68
140  Malawi 43.91
141  Angola 43.40
142  Macau 43.05
143  Cameroon 42.82
144  Burkina Faso 42.62
145  Maldives 42.32
146  Mauritania 42.25
147  Benin 42.16
148  Lesotho 41.57
149  Chad 40.71
150  Guinea 40.48
151  Madagascar 40.34
152  Uzbekistan 40.27
153  Bangladesh 39.74
154  Cape Verde 39.60
155  Sierra Leone 39.38
156  Turkmenistan 38.67
157  Ethiopia 38.66
158  Republic of the Congo 38.61
159  Rwanda 37.79
160  Tanzania 37.39
161  Nepal 37.22
162  Iran 36.92
163  Guinea-Bissau 36.45
164  Haiti 35.90
165  Niger 34.82
166  Sudan 34.77
167  Tajikistan 34.50
168 34.39
169  Burundi 34.35
170  Central African Republic 33.26
171  Netherlands Antilles 33.04
172  São Tomé and Príncipe 32.52
173  Tonga 31.65
174  Comoros 30.67
175  Bhutan 29.31
176  Eritrea 28.93
177  Laos 28.12
178  Equatorial Guinea 26.85
179  Solomon Islands 26.35
180  Kiribati 25.45
181  Myanmar 20.69
Rank Country Globalization Index
1  Belgium 91.96
2  Austria 91.60
3  Sweden 89.89
4  United Kingdom 89.29
5  Netherlands 89.15
6  Early Modern France 87.71
7  Canada 87.49
8  Switzerland 85.53
9  Finland 84.84
10  Czech Republic 84.46
11  Denmark 84.27
12  Republic of Ireland 83.09
13  Portugal 83.06
14  Spain 82.52
15  Germany 82.48
16  Singapore 82.14
17  Hungary 81.15
18  Australia 80.91
19  United States 80.83
20  Italy 80.61
21  Poland 78.22
22  Norway 77.75
23  Malaysia 75.81
24  Greece 74.94
25  Luxembourg 74.18
26  New Zealand 73.46
27  Slovakia 72.58
28  Estonia 72.11
29  Israel 70.83
30  United Arab Emirates 70.39
31  Russia 69.91
32  Chile 69.91
33  Independent State of Croatia 69.30
34  Slovenia 68.82
35  Iceland 67.75
36  Kingdom of Bulgaria 65.51
37  People's Republic of China 65.26
38  South Korea 64.82
39  Jordan 64.74
40  Japan 64.22
41  Argentina 64.12
42  Malta 63.78
43  Kuwait 63.51
44  Turkey 63.45
45  Kingdom of Romania 63.34
46  Lithuania 63.30
47  Jamaica 62.87
48  Cyprus 62.48
49  South Africa 62.45
50  Ukraine 61.83
51  Uruguay 61.79
52  Latvia 61.62
53  Bahrain 60.93
54  Brazil 59.60
55  Philippines 59.00
56  El Salvador 58.03
57  Panama 57.58
58  Peru 57.12
59  Thailand 56.87
60  Ghana 56.01
61  Mexico 55.49
62  Costa Rica 55.00
63  Ecuador 54.50
64  Egypt 54.18
65  Honduras 53.99
66  Namibia 53.79
67  Venezuela 53.75
68  Saudi Arabia 53.69
69  Nigeria 52.97
70  Morocco 52.93
71  Pakistan 52.35
72  Colombia 52.30
73  Tunisia 51.81
74  Zambia 51.76
75  Dominican Republic 51.76
76  Oman 51.67
77  Nicaragua 51.63
78  Indonesia 51.31
79  Trinidad and Tobago 50.79
80  Paraguay 50.33
81  Guatemala 49.98
82  India 49.70
83  Sri Lanka 49.67
84  Gabon 49.20
85  Kenya 49.12
86  Bolivia 49.11
87  Mauritius 48.75
88  Senegal 48.55
89  Fiji 48.53
90  The Bahamas 47.88
91  Guyana 47.38
92  Belize 47.29
93  Botswana 46.80
94  Algeria 45.50
95  Côte d'Ivoire 45.44
96  Uganda 44.49
97  Malawi 43.73
98  Barbados 43.45
99  Tanzania 43.22
100  Mali 42.40
101  Togo 42.23
102  Albania 42.01
103  Benin 41.73
104  Papua New Guinea 41.55
105  Cameroon 41.32
106  Guinea-Bissau 40.68
107  Zimbabwe 40.06
108  Chad 39.56
109  Syria 39.09
110  Republic of the Congo 38.78
111  Madagascar 37.45
112  Bangladesh 36.01
113  Democratic Republic of the Congo 35.49
114  Nepal 35.27
115  Iran 35.19
116  Niger 34.28
117  Sierra Leone 33.27
118  Rwanda 29.25
119  Haiti 28.61
120  Myanmar 27.29
121  Central African Republic 26.79
122  Burundi 25.75

Country 2006 2005 2004 2003
 Singapore 1 1 2 4
 Switzerland 2 3 3 2
 United States 3 4 7 11
 Republic of Ireland 4 2 1 1
 Denmark 5 7 10 6
 Canada 6 6 6 7
 Netherlands 7 5 4 5
 Australia 8 13 13 21
 Austria 9 9 9 8
 Sweden 10 8 11 3
 New Zealand 11 11 8 16
12 13 12 9
 Finland 13 10 5 10
 Norway 14 14 17 13
 Israel 15 17 22 19
 Czech Republic 16 15 14 15
 Slovenia 17 20 19 25
 Germany 18 21 18 17
 Malaysia 19 19 20 18
 Hungary 20 23 26 23
 Panama 21 24 27 30
 Independent State of Croatia 22 16 23 22
 Early Modern France 23 18 15 12
 Portugal 24 22 16 14
 Spain 25 26 24 20
 Slovakia 26 25 21 27
 Italy 27 27 25 24
 Japan 28 28 29 35
 South Korea 29 30 32 28
 Kingdom of Romania 30 35 39 40
 Philippines 31 32 33 54
 Greece 32 29 28 26
 Poland 33 31 31 32
 Chile 34 34 37 31
35 36 36 34
 Uganda 36 33 38 36
 Tunisia 37 37 35 39
 Botswana 38 38 30 33
 Ukraine 39 39 43 43
 Morocco 40 40 47 29
 Senegal 41 41 40 42
 Mexico 42 42 45 51
 Argentina 43 47 34 50
 Saudi Arabia 44 45 41 41
 Thailand 45 46 48 49
 Sri Lanka 46 43 51 45
 Russia 47 52 44 46
 Nigeria 48 44 42 37
 South Africa 49 48 49 38
 Peru 50 53 52 60
 Mainland China 51 54 57 53
 Brazil 52 57 53 58
 Kenya 53 49 54 44
 Colombia 54 51 50 56
 Egypt 55 59 60 48
 Pakistan 56 50 46 52
 Turkey 57 56 55 47
 Bangladesh 58 58 56 55
 Venezuela 59 55 58 61
 Indonesia 60 60 59 59
 India 61 61 61 57
 Iran 62 62 62 62
Source: Source:
  • KOF Globalization Index - 2007. Ranking for the year 2007 based on data from the year 2004.
  • Source:
  • A.T. Kearney
    A.T. Kearney
    A.T. Kearney is a global management consulting firm, focusing on strategic and operational CEO-agenda concerns. It was founded in 1926, and its head office is in Chicago, Illinois...

    /Foreign Policy Magazine
    Foreign Policy
    Foreign Policy is a bimonthly American magazine founded in 1970 by Samuel P. Huntington and Warren Demian Manshel.Originally, the magazine was a quarterly...

    - October 16, 2006. Data for the year 2006.

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    See also

    • Raab, M., Ruland, M., Schonberger, B., Blossfeld, H.-P., Hofacker, D., Buchholz, S., et al. (2008). GlobalIndex: A Sociological Approach to Globalization Measurement. INTERNATIONAL SOCIOLOGY. 23 (4), 596-631.