The National Competitiveness Council tracks the rankings of the Philippines in major international competitiveness reports.

Check out the Global Competitiveness Report Card below to view a summary of the overall ranking of the Philippines across all reports. You can also click on the name of each report for a more detailed analysis.


Report20172016201520142013201220112010CHANGE 2010/11 to LATESTSOURCETop 1/3
Doing Business Report99/190103/18995/189108/189138/185136/183148/183+49International Finance Corporation63
Economic Freedom Index58/18070/17876/17889/17897/177107/179115/179-+57Heritage Foundation60
Corruption Perceptions Index-101/16895/16885/17594/177105/176129/183134/178+33Transparency International58
Global Competitiveness Report-57/13847/14052/14459/14865/14475/14285/139+28World Economic Forum47
Global Enabling Trade Index--n/a64/138n/a72/132n/a*92/125+28World Economic Forum46
Travel and Tourism Report79/136n/a74/141n/a82/140n/a94/139n/a+15World Economic Forum46
Global Innovation Index73/128 74/12883/141100/14390/14295/14191/125-+18World Intellectual Property Organization42
Global Information Technology Report-77/13976/14378/14886/14486/14286/138-+9World Economic Forum48
E-Government Index -71/193-95/193-88/191-78/184+7United Nations64
Fragile States Index-54/17848/17852/17859/17856/17750/177-+4Fund for Peace118
Global Gender Gap Report-7/1447/1459/1425/1368/1358/1359/142+2World Economic Forum47
World Competitiveness Yearbook41/6342/6041/6042/6038/6043/5941/59--1International Institute for Management Development21
Logistics Performance Index-71/160n/a57/160n/a52/155n/a44/155-27World Bank53


  • The Change column shows the movement in the ranking from the previous year to the latest year available. For example, the Travel and Tourism competitiveness Report is released every two years. In 2013, the Philippines advanced 12 spots to No. 82 from No. 94 in 2011.
  • The ASEAN Rank column shows the position of the Philippines relative to other ASEAN economies for the most recent year available. For example, the Philippines is ranked 5th out of 5 ASEAN economies reviewed in the 2014 IMD World Competitiveness Report.
  • The IFC of Doing Business Report is named one year in advance of the release. For example, the Doing Business Report 2016 was released in October 2015.
  • The Fragile States Index (formerly known as the Failed States Index) is reverse-ranked with the 178th nation considered as very sustainable. In 2016, the Philippines slipped six spots from 48th to 54th out of 178 countries.