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CodeGCI.2NDPILLAR.XQ
Indicator Name2nd pillar: Infrastructure
Short definitionThis indicator is a derived from the following indicators: (a) Quality of overall infrastructure (b) Quality of roads (c) Quality of railroad infrastructure (d) Quality of port infrastructure (e) Quality of air transport infrastructure (f) Available airline seat kilometers (g) Quality of electricity supply (h) Fixed telephone lines and (i) Mobile telephone subscriptions.
Long definitionThis indicator is a derived from the following indicators: - (a) Quality of overall infrastructure (b) Quality of roads (c) Quality of railroad infrastructure (d) Quality of port infrastructure (e) Quality of air transport infrastructure (f) Available airline seat kilometers (g) Quality of electricity supply (h) Fixed telephone lines and (i) Mobile telephone subscriptions.
SourceThe Global Competitiveness Report: various issues (http://gcr.weforum.org/).
TopicPublic Sector: Policy & institutions
PeriodicityAnnual
General commentsTwo types of data are used in the GCI: (a) Survey data:These data are the results drawn from the World Economic Forum’s Executive Opinion Survey. (b) Hard data: These data come from indicators obtained from a variety of sources.
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