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Competitiveness Rating - France Compared to Europe

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Switzerland 5.90
Netherlands 5.70
Germany 5.70
Sweden 5.50
Finland 5.50
UK 5.50
Denmark 5.40
Norway 5.40
Luxembourg 5.20
Ireland 5.20
Austria 5.20
France 5.20
Belgium 5.20
Iceland 5.00
Estonia 4.80
Czech Rep. 4.80
Spain 4.70
Portugal 4.60
Russia 4.60
Malta 4.60
Poland 4.60
Lithuania 4.60
Bulgaria 4.50
Italy 4.50
Slovenia 4.50
Latvia 4.40
Turkey 4.40
Cyprus 4.30
Romania 4.30
Slovak Rep. 4.30
Hungary 4.30
Albania 4.20
Croatia 4.20
Montenegro 4.10
Serbia 4.10
Ukraine 4.10
Moldova 4.00
Greece 4.00
Bosnia & H. 3.90
 

France: Economic growth competiveness index

The Growth Competitiveness Index (GCI), aims to quantify the quality of the macroeconomic environment, the state of a countrys public institutions, and its level of technological readiness.

Higher competitiveness scores are more desirable:

  • Very High 5.51 to 7
  • High 4.51 to 5.50
  • Moderate 3.51 to 4.50
  • Low - 3.01 to 3.50
  • Very Low 0 to 3.00


Source: World Economic Forum


France generates excellent house price statistics, produced both by the public and private sector. Quality time-series are published by the National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) and the Federation Nationale de l'Immobilier (FNAIM). Good data also comes from the Ministere de l'Equipment etc, the Chambre de Notaires de Paris, and the Observatoire National des Marches de l'Immobilier (ONMI). For general economic statistics, consult the Banque de France site.