Key Indicators
Income Group Upper middle-income
Regional Group The Americas
Population (Total) 17,643,060
GDP (current US$, millions) 185,913
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 10,617

Performance Overview

ISO3

ECU

Country

Ecuador

Score

42.74

Rank

90

Technology

37.59

People

40.52

Governance

43.46

Impact

49.40

Strength / Weakness

Pillar: Technology 37.59
SCORERANK

Access

53.03 91

1. Mobile tariffs

52.5279

2. Handset prices

51.7769

3. Households with internet access

53.1987

4. SMS sent by population 15-69

74.8978

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

98.5788

6. International internet bandwidth

0.9662

7. Internet access in schools

39.2848

Content

32.39 79

1. GitHub commits

2.6174

2. Wikipedia edits

39.6684

3. Internet domain registrations

1.4786

4. Mobile apps development

69.8579

5. AI scientific publications

48.3458

Future technologies

27.34 86

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

38.9482

2. Investment in emerging technologies

23.33112

3. Robot density

n/an/a

4. Computer software spending

19.7764
Pillar: People 40.52
SCORERANK

Individuals

60.84 72

1. Active mobile broadband subscriptions

76.2954

2. ICT skills

25.1854

3. Use of virtual social networks

79.0030

4. Tertiary enrollment

32.9365

5. Adult literacy rate

90.8058

Business

24.45 114

1. Firms with website

79.6123

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

0.09100

3. Professionals

19.6379

4. Technicians and associate professionals

18.8191

5. Annual investment in telecommunication services

n/an/a

6. GERD performed by business enterprise

4.1354

Governments

36.27 88

1. Government online services

80.6140

2. Publication and use of open data

21.4068

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

21.76100

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

21.3271
Pillar: Governance 43.46
SCORERANK

Trust

22.48 111

1. Secure internet servers

47.4079

2. Cybersecurity

25.00109

3. Online access to financial account

9.80106

4. Internet shopping

7.7080

Regulation

57.34 91

1. Regulatory quality

18.69116

2. ICT regulatory environment

76.4776

3. Legal framework's adaptability to emerging technologies

30.0886

4. E-commerce legislation

100.001

5. Privacy protection by law content

61.4683

Inclusion

50.57 94

1. E-Participation

79.0148

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

18.00115

3. Availability of local online content

39.20101

4. Gender gap in Internet use

64.1547

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

52.4795
Pillar: Impact 49.40
SCORERANK

Economy

19.85 112

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

14.7779

2. High-tech exports

6.2599

3. PCT patent applications

16.6987

4. Growth rate of GDP per person engaged

59.9759

5. Prevalence of gig economy

15.46114

6. ICT services exports

5.98114

Quality of life

62.40 81

1. Happiness

46.4081

2. Freedom to make life choices

76.9466

3. Income inequality

45.05101

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

81.2042

SDG Contribution

65.94 50

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

80.3334

2. SDG 4: Quality Eduucation

n/an/a

3. Females employed with advanced degrees

28.5675

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

83.7135

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

71.1688

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