Sovereign Point Index
The Sovereign Point Index uses the same criteria as the Sovereign Wikirating Index - the main difference being that a point scala (1 to 10, where 1 is the worst and 10 the best value) is taken instead of a relative comparison between all countries.
The SPI uses the following 5 criteria (with weights):
- Public debt (in % of the GDP) - 50% weight
- Account balance (in % of the GDP) - 20% weight
- GDP growth rate - 10% weight
- Inflation rate - 10% weight
- Unemployment rate - 10% weight
The resulting value is adjusted by multiplying it with a Scaling factor, which is composed by the Human Development Index (HDI) (60% weight), the Corruption Perceptions Index (20% weight) and the Political Instability Index (20% weight).
- ↑ Human Development Report 2010
- ↑ Corruption Perceptions Index 2010
- ↑ Political Instability Index 2009/10, "The Economist"