Which Economy is the Most Oriented on Hi-Tech Exports?

High-Tech Exports (As % of GDP) (%), 2013 or latest
Telcos & Hi-Tech | December 31, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 134 countries in 2013, Singapore ranked the highest in high-tech exports as a percentage of GDP with 44.5% followed by Malaysia and Vietnam. On the other end of the scale was Kenya with < 0.001%, Bhutan with < 0.001% and Central African Republic with < 0.001%.

Data for more countries are available at High-Tech Exports (As % of GDP) indicator page.

High-Tech Exports (As % of GDP) Unit 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Belgium % ... ... ... ... ... ... 5.28% 5.43% 6.08% 6.59% 6.57% ...
Costa Rica % ... 9.42% 7.87% 5.81% 5.83% 5.88%
Czech Republic % 7.64% 7.33% 6.91% 8.42% 10.3%
Hungary % 13.0% 12.7% 13.0% 14.4% 14.7%
Ireland % 10.4% 10.1% 10.3% 9.54% 9.98%
Malaysia % 32.6% 18.0% 24.4% 23.3% 20.4%
Malta % 18.6% 14.9% 11.8% 13.5% 13.8%
Netherlands % 7.94% 6.10% 5.83% 7.02% 7.42%
Philippines % 19.8% 15.5% 12.8% 14.9% 5.78%
Singapore % 57.1% 60.9% 49.6% 53.7% 45.8%
Slovakia % ... 3.45% 3.26% 3.09% 4.17% 4.80%
South Korea % 9.00% 10.1% 10.3% 11.1% 10.1%
Switzerland % 7.36% 7.70% 7.28% 7.34% 7.16%
Thailand % 11.5% 10.7% 9.86% 10.0% 8.97%
Vietnam % ... ... ... ... 3.07% 1.68% 2.07% 3.56% 6.77%