Financial Development Index

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The World Economic Forum publishes a Financial Development Index annually, which measures and analyses the factors enabling the development of financial systems among different economies. It provides a comprehensive means for economies to benchmark various aspects of their financial systems.

First published in 2008, [1] the Financial Development Index was developed by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with the academics, international organizations and business leaders.

Financial Development Index 2010

The following is a ranking of the top ten: [2]

  1.   Hong Kong
  2.   United States
  3.   United Kingdom
  4.   Singapore
  5.   Australia
  6.   Canada
  7.   Japan
  8.    Switzerland
  9.   South Korea
  10.   Netherlands


  1. ^ "Financial development index". The Economist. 11 September 2008. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  2. ^ "The Financial Development Report 2012" (PDF). 29 October 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 16, 2017. Retrieved 2014-06-05.