Key Indicators
Income Group High-income
Regional Group Arab States
Population (Total) 1,701,583
GDP (current US$, millions) 74,245
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 49,057

Performance Overview

ISO3

BHR

Country

Bahrain

Score

56.09

Rank

51

Technology

50.82

People

48.58

Governance

63.93

Impact

61.05

Strength / Weakness

Pillar: Technology 50.82
SCORERANK

Access

71.35 49

1. Mobile tariffs

56.0873

2. Handset prices

73.2929

3. Households with internet access

99.873

4. SMS sent by population 15-69

63.83117

5. Population covered by at least a 3G mobile network

100.001

6. International internet bandwidth

6.3530

7. Internet access in schools

100.001

Content

33.45 77

1. GitHub commits

1.0095

2. Wikipedia edits

55.0658

3. Internet domain registrations

2.5973

4. Mobile apps development

81.7848

5. AI scientific publications

26.8486

Future technologies

47.66 27

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

65.7130

2. Investment in emerging technologies

n/an/a

3. Robot density

n/an/a

4. Computer software spending

29.6130
Pillar: People 48.58
SCORERANK

Individuals

72.97 25

1. Active mobile broadband subscriptions

67.37106

2. ICT skills

74.6116

3. Use of virtual social networks

87.537

4. Tertiary enrollment

38.5952

5. Adult literacy rate

96.7733

Business

29.46 97

1. Firms with website

n/an/a

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

26.8964

3. Professionals

17.8687

4. Technicians and associate professionals

26.1675

5. Annual investment in telecommunication services

76.0872

6. GERD performed by business enterprise

0.3380

Governments

43.31 67

1. Government online services

78.1845

2. Publication and use of open data

18.6874

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

71.1717

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

5.22100
Pillar: Governance 63.93
SCORERANK

Trust

49.30 56

1. Secure internet servers

47.6477

2. Cybersecurity

77.4767

3. Online access to financial account

40.0045

4. Internet shopping

32.0942

Regulation

66.11 58

1. Regulatory quality

54.3450

2. ICT regulatory environment

85.6954

3. Legal framework's adaptability to emerging technologies

64.6225

4. E-commerce legislation

100.001

5. Privacy protection by law content

25.90123

Inclusion

76.38 30

1. E-Participation

76.5450

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

72.6447

3. Availability of local online content

88.8013

4. Gender gap in Internet use

68.6522

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

75.2630
Pillar: Impact 61.05
SCORERANK

Economy

34.10 74

1. High-tech and medium-high-tech manufacturing

10.0585

2. High-tech exports

8.9089

3. PCT patent applications

19.0084

4. Growth rate of GDP per person engaged

58.0568

5. Prevalence of gig economy

66.8624

6. ICT services exports

41.7331

Quality of life

77.64 32

1. Happiness

63.7141

2. Freedom to make life choices

96.729

3. Income inequality

n/an/a

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

72.4768

SDG Contribution

71.41 36

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

80.3334

2. SDG 4: Quality Eduucation

n/an/a

3. Females employed with advanced degrees

n/an/a

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

38.90122

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

95.0023

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