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Competitiveness Rating - United Kingdom 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
 

United Kingdom: 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


The United Kingdom (UK) has monthly and quarterly house price time-series. The Land Registry has a monthly house price index. Nationwide, and the Halifax, and many other commercial organizations publish quality UK house price time-series. Construction activity is published by Office for National Statistics (ONS) and property transactions data by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

The rents situation is much less good, the only figures being from the Association of Registered Letting Agents (ARLA).