Prosperity Index - Legend

Below is an explanation of some of the terms used in these tables.

FTE researchers per 1K: Full time equivalent research jobs per 1,000 employed

Triadic families per 1M: Triadic patent families per 1 million people. This is a set of patents taken in the three major patent offices of Europe, Japan and the U.S.

ICT equip. exports per cap: Information and Communications Technology equipment per capita

Telephone access paths per 100: Telephone connections or the total of fixed and mobile access paths per 100 people