50 Most Innovative Countries

By Bloomberg Rankings - 2013-02-01T16:37:18Z

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50. South Africa

South Africa ranked 50th in Bloomberg's Global Innovation Index. Here is how the country ranked in the determining factors:

R&D intensity: 35th

Productivity: 56th

High-tech density: 35th

Researcher concentration: 54th

Manufacturing capability: 50th

Tertiary efficiency: 95th

Patent activity: 68th